CHICAGO (CBS)– Firefighters rescued a teen who fell down a 40-foot shaft between two buildings in Old Town early Friday morning.

According to police, the 17-year-old was on a rooftop with friends who he fell four stories in the 1200 block of North LaSalle Street around 4 a.m.

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Firefighters had to stabilize the shaft in order to safely get the teen. He was taken to Northern Hospital with minor injuries.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff