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Boy, 17, Shot And Critically Wounded In West Rogers Park

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 17-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday evening after being shot in West Rogers Park.

Around 5:47 p.m., the boy was walking west along the 2300 block of West Jarvis Avenue, near Oakley Avenue, when he was approached by a man who took out a gun and shot him, police said.

The victim suffered a gunshot to the right arm, the abdomen, and the chest.

He was taken to AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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