CHICAGO (STMW) — A 16-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was shot in the neck Friday night on the South Side, police said.

The teen was in a car in the 200 block of East 51st Street when he was shot once in the neck about 11 p.m., police said.

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The boy was then driven to Mercy Hospital where he was dropped off, police said, but was later transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County for treatment.

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No one is in custody, though police say several people have been questioned.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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