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14-year-old boy shot in Chicago Lawn neighborhood


Updated: April 22, 2014 7:39PM

A 14-year-old boy was shot Tuesday evening in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

He was standing on a porch in the 7300 block of South Maplewood Avenue about 6:40 p.m. when suspects ran out from across the street and started shooting, said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police spokesman.

The boy, who was shot in the left shoulder, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, Sweeney said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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