Boy, 14, wounded in South Side shooting

A 14-year-old boy was shot this afternoon in the McKinley Park neighborhood.

Someone shot the teen in the buttocks at 12:58 p.m. near 37th Street and South Hamilton Avenue on the South Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. Crime scene tape surrounded an area in an alley just north of McKinley Park, which is on the south side of 37th in that area.

The victim is 14 years old, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan Hernandez. The victim was transported in good condition to Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Mirabelli said his condition had stabilized on the scene.

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