15-year-old shot in Edgewater this morning, police say

Chicago — A 15-year-old boy was in Edgewater on Tuesday morning, Chicago police said. No suspects are in custody, but police have located the gunman’s car.

The boy was inside a car at the intersection of Broadway and Berwyn around 7:15 a.m. when a gunman began firing shots at him from inside an SUV that stopped nearby, police said.

The boy was shot in the 5300 block of North Broadway, near the intersection of Berwyn and Broadway. | Google

One bullet struck the boy in his right hand. EMS transported him to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition.

The gunman’s car was found in the 200 block of Florence in Evanston, just a few blocks north of the city limits. Video shows the occupants of the getaway car switching into another vehicle and leaving the scene, according to an officer who saw the footage.

The boy is the first person shot in Edgewater this year. The neighborhood had two shooting victims as of this date in 2022.

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