Police: Boy dies after being shot in yard of Chicago home

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CHICAGO (AP) _ Police say a 13-year-old boy has died after being shot in the backyard of a Chicago home.

The shooting happened Monday night in the city’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Police say someone fired several shots, striking the boy in the chest.

He was taken to a hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead. No arrests were immediately reported. The boy’s name wasn’t immediately released.