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12-year-old boy shot in Altgeld Gardens neighborhood


A 12-year-old boy was shot Thursday night in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Greer said.

No one was in custody. Area South detectives are investigating.

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