16-year-old shot while walking on North Side, police say

CHICAGO — A 16-year-old boy is in serious condition after someone shot him in the Arcadia Terrace neighborhood on Wednesday evening, Chicago police said.

In an initial statement, CPD said the boy was walking in the 5700 block of North California “when shots were fired.” A friend of the victim dropped him off at Swedish Covenant Hospital, according to CPD. He suffered at least two gunshot wounds.

Investigators were still trying to determine exactly where the shooting occurred. Several 911 callers reported gunfire in the general area and two cars speeding from the area. 

Police also responded to the 2800 block of West Berwyn after a woman reported that a bullet had flown through her son’s bedroom window. He was not injured, but CPD did collect a bullet fragment from his room.

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