Washington Park shooting wounds teenage boy


A teenage boy was shot Wednesday in Washington Park on the South Side.

The boy, 17, was outside about 10:15 p.m. on Michigan Avenue when someone fired shots, striking him in the torso and leg, Chicago police said.

The boy’s friends took him to Comer Children’s Hospital in serious condition, police said. He has since been stabilized.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.