Teen fatally shot while watching North Lawndale fight

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed while watching two girls fight in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

Police said a man with a gun walked up to them in the 1400-block of South Millard Avenue around 5:35 p.m. Tuesday and started shooting.

The teen was hit in the chest and stomach. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died.

Martese Gentry, 15, of the 800-block of South Kedzie Avenue, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

No one is in custody. Area Central detectives are investigating.