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.READ MORE: At Least 2 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
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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Here are pictures from the special rescue at 1220 N LaSalle earlier this morning. pic.twitter.com/J7oV1r83EpREAD MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Coming Sunday
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