Chicago shooting: 15-year-old fatally shot on South Side ID'd, ME says

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Friday, February 18, 2022
Chicago shooting leaves teen critically injured, police say
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A Chicago shooting left a teen critically injured. The police department said the 15-year-old was shot in West Englewood.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Jamerion Wales, 15 years old, was fatally shot on Chicago's South Side Thursday morning.

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Police said Wales was hospitalized in critical condition after he was shot just after 9:00 a.m. in the in the 5800-block of South Paulina Street, which is located in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.

The teen was standing outside when a black Chevrolet approached and fired shots, striking the boy in the head and torso, police said. He was later pronounced dead and identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

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No one was in custody.

Police did not provide further information about the shooting.