Teen Shot After Allegedly Breaking Into Man's Car in Bronzeville, Police Say

A teen is hospitalized and a man is being questioned after a car owner allegedly shot the 13-year-old after he broke into a vehicle in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

According to police, a 13-year-old allegedly broke into a Kia in the 3700 block of South Langley at approximately 2:35 p.m. Sunday.

A 26-year-old man then confronted the teen and pulled out a handgun, firing shots toward the juvenile.

The 13-year-old was shot in the leg, and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to police.

The man was taken to a nearby police station for questioning, police said. Authorities say that the man had a valid concealed carry license at the time of the shooting.

Weapons were recovered from both individuals, and an investigation remains underway into the incident.

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