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Boy, 15, shot, killed while sitting in park on city's far North Side

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CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 15-year-old boy is killed while sitting in a park in the West Ridge neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. 

Police said the teen was sitting in a park, in the 6600 block of North Western Avenue, when an unknown offender approached, produced a firearm, and fired shots. 

He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was pronounced dead. 

No word on if the offender is in custody. 

Area Three detectives are investigating. 

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