CHICAGO (STMW) — A teen boy was shot in the head Sunday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The shooting happened about 4:20 p.m. in the 2800 block of South Spaulding Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.

The teen was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Zala said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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