CHICAGO (STMW) — A man who police initially reported was killed Sunday in an Auburn Gresham neighborhood shooting is, in fact, alive, police said.
The 20-year-old man was with a 15-year-old boy when both were shot in the 1700 block of West 79th Street about 6:15 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Joshua Purkiss said.READ MORE: Parents Of Michigan School Shooter Arrested And Charged After Manhunt
Later Sunday night, police reported the man did not die from a gunshot wound to the head, but rather was in critical condition at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, police said.READ MORE: University of Chicago To Host Public Memorial For Civil Rights Activist Timuel D. Black
The 15-year-old boy who was with him was in “stable” condition at Christ with a gunshot wound to his arm, police said.
No one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating. Further details were not available.MORE NEWS: City Colleges of Chicago Creates Scholarship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Timuel Black
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