Teen in honest situation after taking pictures in Irving Park neighborhood

A 17-year-old boy is in honest situation after he was shot within the Irving Park neighborhood in a single day, police mentioned.

The teenager informed police he was standing in an alley behind the 4300 block of North Mozart when he heard gunshots and felt ache in his again, in response to a CPD assertion. He mentioned he didn’t see the gunman or know the place the pictures got here from.

Personnel at Swedish Hospital known as police after the boy confirmed up for therapy round 12:24 a.m. The teenager has a gunshot wound to his decrease bottom, police mentioned.

Investigators who searched the realm close to the alleged taking pictures scene didn’t find any proof of gunfire reminiscent of shell casings or injury to buildings. Officers did obtain a name of pictures fired about two blocks away from the Mozart tackle earlier within the night.

Space 5 detectives are investigating. The teenager doesn’t have prior contact with CPD, officers mentioned.

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