Teen killed in South Loop shooting

June 17, 2011 1:43:40 PM PDT
A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in the South Loop on Thursday night.

Chicago police are searching for the gunman who killed Niko Santiago.

The boy was standing in the 2000-block of South Canalport just after 10:30 p.m. when someone in a passing light-colored SUV fired several shots.

Santiago was hit in the chest and back.

Police say the shooting may have been gang-related.

So far no one is in custody.

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