16-year-old boy shot, critically wounded outside South Side high school

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A 16-year-old boy was shot near a high school Tuesday afternoon in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

The boy was shot in the chest in the 7800 block of South Dobson at 12:50 p.m., according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.

The shooting happened near Hirsch High School, 7740 S. Ingleside Ave.

The circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately available.

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