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Boy, 12, shot in Back of the Yards

A 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg Thursday in the South Side Back of the Yards

neighborhood, officials said.

The boy was outside in the 900 block of West 50th about 4:30 p.m. when he was shot by someone inside a dark colored vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

He was taken by a family member to Stroger Hospital where he was treated and released.

No one was in custody late Thursday night.

Allison Horton



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