Boy, 14, shot in back on SW Side
BY MICHAEL LANSU Staff Reporter September 12, 2013 9:22PM
Chicago Police search the scene after a 14-year-old boy was critically wounded Thursday night in a shooting in the 7700 block of South Homan. The shooting happened outside Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy. The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition. | Mitch Dudek~Sun-Times
Updated: September 12, 2013 9:24PM
A 14-year-old boy was critically injured Thursday night in a shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
He was shot in the back about 7:45 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Homan and taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to Fire Media Affairs.
The shooting happened outside Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, and officers with flashlights were searching the front landscaping outside the school with Thursday night.
Police could not immediately provide further details.
Area Central detectives are investigating.