Teen fatally shot during North Lawndale fight, police say

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

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

The teen got into a fight in the 4100-block of West Cullerton Street around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the person he was fighting with allegedly pulled out a gun and shot him in the back.

The Cook County medical examiner's office said Kimon Wheeler, of the 2100-block of West Jackson Boulevard, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 11:38 p.m.

Area Central detectives are investigating the shooting.