SOUTH CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A teenage boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the South Chicago neighborhood.
The 16-year-old was standing on a sidewalk Tuesday in the 8500 block of South Escanaba Avenue when a dark-colored vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.
The boy was struck in the back about 12:55 p.m. and took himself to Trinity Hospital, police said. His condition was stabilized and he was being transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Area South detectives are investigating.