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A 17-year-old boy was shot in the Lakeview neighborhood overnight.

The shooting happened about 12:55 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Diversey Parkway, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The teen told police he "heard shots and felt pain," Alfaro said.

He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a wound to his upper thigh. He's expected to recover.

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