Published: Jul 06, 2011 3:45 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 06, 2011 2:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) - Police in Chicago are investigating after a 9-year-old boy was shot in the head in the city's Roseland neighborhood.

Authorities say the shooting happened outside at about 3:20 a.m. Wednesday.

A spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department says the child was taken from the South Side neighborhood to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious-to-critical condition.

Authorities haven't released his name or any details about the shooting.

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