13-year-old Chicago boy killed in Lawndale shooting identified, officials say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, June 20, 2024
CPD releases video of 3 possibly connected to teen's shooting death
CPD is seeking to identify 3 people caught on video near the scene of a Chicago shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy in Lawndale last Friday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 13-year-old boy shot and killed on the West Side last week was identified Thursday.

The video in the player above is from a previous report.

Chicago police released video Wednesday of three people they believe could be connected to the shooting death of the teen.

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The victim has been identified as 13-year-old Demarion Jovan Raggs by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Police said the teen was standing on a sidewalk on South independence Boulevard near West 13th Street on Friday, June 14 at about 8:30 p.m. when he was shot in the head.

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The teen was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead, police said.

Wednesday night, police released videos and photos of the three people walking down a street and at a gas station near the scene of the shooting.

If you recognize any of the people in the video, please contact Area Four detectives at 312-746-8252. You can also submit an anonymous tip to CPDTip.com.

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