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17-Year-Old Shot In South Shore

CHICAGO (STMW) — A 17-year-old boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting in the South Side South Shore neighborhood Friday morning.

About 11:40 a.m., the 17-year-old was shot in the buttocks and both legs in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, according to police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stable, according to police.

The CTA’s No. 71/South Shore bus was rerouted around the scene for the police investigation, according to a CTA rider alert.

The boy is at least the 12th person wounded in shootings in the city since Wednesday night and the sixth since Thursday afternoon.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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