12-Year-Old Boy Shot Outside School

A 12-year-old boy walking out of out a South Side elementary school was shot in the back, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety.

The shooting happened at about 2:45 p.m. at Cook Elementary School in the 8150 block of South Bishop Avenue, according to Baety.

The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, Baety said.

Area 2 detectives are investigating.