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CHICAGO (CBS) — A teenager is recovering after being shot in a parking lot just south of the Loyola University campus in the Edgewater neighborhood.

The boy was shot around 11:10 p.m. Tuesday in a parking lot the 6100 block of North Kenmore Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

The teen was in a parking lot with a group of people when shots rang out and one struck him in the lower back, Rogers Park District Captain Mark Scheithauer said.

Investigators spoke with persons of interest in the case early Wednesday, the captain said.

The victim was taken in good condition to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said.

The densely-populated area where the shooting happened is about three blocks south of the Loyola campus.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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