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Teen shot in leg in Auburn Gresham

Updated: March 19, 2013 7:18AM

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood late Monday night.

The boy was walking on the sidewalk in the 8400 block of South Sangamon when two males approached on foot and opened fire, striking the teen in the right thigh about 11:50 p.m., police said.

Friends drove the boy several blocks from the scene of the shooting to an area where he could receive medical care, according to police dispatch reports.

The boy was then taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital where he was listed in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody as Area South detectives investigated.

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