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CHICAGO (WLS) — A teen boy was shot and killed on the city’s Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon, the Chicago Police Department said.

The shooting happened at about 1:51 p.m. in Warren Park, Chicago police said.

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The 15-year-old was sitting in a park in the 6600 block of North Western Avenue when an unknown offender approached him, produced a gun and fired shots, police said.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, CPD said.

Area Three Detectives are investigating.

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