Teen shot in Gage Park: Police

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A 17-year-old boy was shot early Thursday morning in Gage Park on the Southwest Side.

According to police, the victim was walking to a residence in the 3000 block of W. 55th Street around 12:10 a.m. when he was shot by an unknown assailant.

The victim was shot once in the back and was taken to Holy Cross Hospital.

No one is currently in custody and Area 1 detectives are investigating the incident.