Patrick Sykes, 15, shot and killed on South Side

May 30, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Patrick Sykes was shot and killed Thursday afternoon near the1800-block of West 85th Street, according to police. Sykes moved to California six months ago to escape the violence and he returned to Chicago for his summer break, his grandmother told ABC7 News.

Sykes' father was reportedly killed two years ago about two blocks from Thursday's shooting and his murder remains unsolved.

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