Teenage boy, 16, seriously wounded in overnight shooting on Northwest Side

A 16-year-old boy was wounded overnight in a shooting on the Northwest Side, Chicago police said.

The boy was walking shortly before 9:45 p.m. in the 5700 block of North California Avenue when shots were fired, striking him to the body, police said.

He was dropped off by a friend at Swedish Covenant Hospital where he was listed in serious condition.

No one was in custody, and detectives were investigating.