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County Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Boy, 16, Who Got Into His Car In Little Village

The shooting happened Monday night in the 2500 block of West Cermak Road.

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CHICAGO — A man shot a 16-year-old boy who got into his car Monday night at a Little Village car wash, police said.

The man, who was driving a Chevrolet Corvette, is a Cook County sheriff’s deputy and was on his lunch break during the shooting, according to the Sun-Times.

At 8:36 p.m., the man, 50, got out of his car in a parking lot in the 2500 block of West Cermak Road. As he stepped away, the 16-year-old boy went into his car, police said.

The man took out a gun and fired shots at the boy, hitting him in his left shoulder, police said.

The boy was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, police said. The man had shortness of breath and he was taken to Rush Hospital, where he was in good condition.

A gun was found at the scene and an investigation was ongoing.