CHICAGO (STMW) — A 16-year-old boy was charged with shooting a 12-year-old boy last month in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
The teen, whose name was not released, was charged Tuesday night with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Another Wave Of Downpours Coming Early Friday Morning
About 6:15 p.m. April 29, the 12-year-old was walking in the 5900 block of West North Avenue when he heard gunshots and realized he had been shot, police said.READ MORE: Frank Pietrangelo, Hero Of 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Says He Was Among Those Sexually Abused By Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas
He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park and later to Stroger Hospital. He was listed in serious condition with gunshot wounds to his back and underarm, police said.
Police could not say Tuesday night if the teen was charged as an adult and when he was scheduled to appear in court.MORE NEWS: Shane Jason Woods Of Downstate Auburn, Illinois Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection
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