Chicago shooting: Boy, 16, fatally shot in River North ID'd

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the River North neighborhood Monday morning, Chicago police said.

Police said the shooting took place in the first block of East Grand Avenue at about 2:03 a.m.

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The victim was shot twice in the chest and once in the knee and pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Vadarrion Knight.

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The offender fled the scene on foot and is not in custody, police said. Area Three detectives are investigating.
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