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13-year-old boy shot, killed on South Side

Updated: June 24, 2012 7:38AM



A 13-year-old boy died after being shot early Sunday in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.

The boy was shot in the chest by someone in a passing vehicle in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue about 1:26 a.m., police said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

His name is being withheld Sunday morning pending family notification.



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