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Teenager Shot In Edgewater Last Week Was Victim Of A Robbery

An area teenager who was shot a week ago in Edgewater was a victim of a robbery, according to a statement from Alderman Harry Osterman.

The incident happened last Friday at 6:10 p.m. in the area of Foster and Winthrop. The 15-year-old male was walking on the 5200 block on N. Winthrop when three men approached him and started shooting.

The boy took a bullet to the left leg and was transported to Lurie Children’s Hospital where his condition stablized.

The Alderman added that no arrests have been made as of yet and police are still investigating the incident. If anyone has additional information about the shooting, please contact area north detectives at 773-744-8263.


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