15-year-old shot and killed on West Side
CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday on Chicago West Side.
Police said the boy was near the sidewalk in the 5100 block of West Harrison around 3:15 p.m. in the city’s Austin neighborhood.
He was struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital in critical condition. He was pronounced dead a short time later, according to fire officials.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting are not yet known.
No one is in custody.
Police are investigating.
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