4 Boys ages 12 to 16 shot in Austin Neighborhood


Four boys between ages 12 and 16 were wounded in a shooting on the West Side Monday night, police said.

Around 8:50 p.m., the boys were walking in the 5700 block of West Washington Boulevard when a man walked up and shot at them, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police spokesman.

Two of the boys, 14 and 15, were taken to Stroger Hospital, Estrada said. The 14-year-old was shot in his abdomen and the 15-year-old was shot in his right leg.

The other two boys, 12 and 16, were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds in their abdomens, Estrada said.

Police could not provide their conditions but said they were “stable.”

No one is in custody, Estrada said.

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