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14-year-old boy critically injured in North Lawndale shooting

LatasiBryant speaks with police. She said her sAntonio O'Neal 15  was with boy who got shot. / Phoby Alex

Latasia Bryant speaks with police. She said her son Antonio O'Neal, 15, was with the boy who got shot. / Photo by Alex Wroblewski

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Updated: June 18, 2014 2:16AM

A 14-year-old boy was shot Tuesday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

He was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue about 10:25 p.m. when a male approached on foot and shot him, police said.

The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound in his lower back.

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