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Tribune photo illustration (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the arm this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

It happened in the 500 block of South Washtenaw Avenue about 3:10 p.m. said Chicago Police spokesman Officer Veejay Zala.

The victim, a 17-year-old shot in the arm, was taken in good condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Zala said.

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