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Baby Shot on Chicago’s North Side in Serious But Stable Condition

The shooting happened at Leland and Clarendon streets in the Uptown neighborhood, according to police

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A baby boy shot Monday night on Chicago's North Side was reported to be in serious, but stable condition in the hours following the shooting, police said.

The shooting happened before 8:15 p.m. at Leland and Clarendon streets in the city's Uptown neighborhood, according to Chicago Police Dept. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

Police were investigating a shooting Monday night in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood in which a baby boy was struck in the head by gunfire. NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports.

Officers said a man, who was carrying the young boy, was shot at by multiple individuals, and at some point, the baby was struck by gunfire.

The boy, who is believed to be 1-year-old, was initially taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Lurie Children's Hospital.

Investigators are trying to locate witnesses and are looking for any cameras in the area that may have captured the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives.

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