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Boy, 13, shot in Washington Park

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A 13-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.

The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the lower left leg about 4:25 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney, citing preliminary information.

He was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, said Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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