Boy, 15, critically wounded in Washington Park shooting

A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side early Saturday.

About 4:10 a.m., the teen was standing outside in the 100 block of East 59th Street when someone in a passing black sedan shot him in the side of his neck, police said.

He was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.