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18-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Shooting on DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Police Say


An 18-year-old boy was seriously injured Tuesday night after a shooting on Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive, according to officials.

In the 800 block of North Lake Shore Drive at approximately 7:35 p.m., an 18-year-old boy was inside a vehicle traveling northbound on Lake Shore Drive when another vehicle pulled alongside and fired shots, police said.

According to police, the teen was struck multiple times in the body and taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

Just after 8 p.m., the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications tweeted that northbound lanes along Lake Shore Drive from Chicago to North Avenue have been closed.

As of about 10 p.m., the lanes were reopened to the public.

No one was in custody as of Tuesday night and area detectives are investigating.

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