Teen Shot in Head by Stray Bullet While Riding Bus on Chicago's SW Side: Police

A 15-year-old was shot in the head by a stray bullet while riding a Chicago Transit Authority bus on the city's Southwest Side Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. 

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. at 63rd Street and South California Avenue, where a heavy police presence could be seen following a report of multiple shots fired. 

Police said the juvenile was traveling on a bus and was injured by gunfire from a nearby shooting. Police said the teen did not appear to be the intended target. 

A CTA spokesperson confirmed medical attention was requested for a passenger onboard a southbound no. 94 bus. 

Fire officials said two people, an adult and a child, were transported from the scene. 

Police said the teen was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, but later said the teen was in good condition after having been grazed by a bullet. CPD did not immediately have information on a second person shot. 

No one was in custody as of 2 p.m., police said.  

Passengers on the bus were transferred to another bus, according to the CTA. 

Check back for more on this developing story.

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