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14-year-old boy shot in Rogers Park


Updated: June 20, 2014 2:04AM

A 14-year-old boy was shot Thursday night in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

He was standing on the street about 9:05 p.m. in the 6500 block of North Ashland Avenue when several people approached and fired shots in his direction, police said.

He suffered a gunshot wound in his buttocks and was taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

Police said the boy’s injures were not life-threatening.

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