Teenager shot on South Side

February 13, 2009 9:13:37 AM PST
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death Thursday afternoon in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood. Chicago police say Johnel Ford was killed while standing near 58th and Campbell.

Police say a gunman walked up to Ford and shot him the head. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Ford was a student at Robeson High School.

He is the eighteenth CPS student killed by gunfire this school year.