13-year-old boy shot in head, killed in Lawndale shooting, Chicago police say

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Saturday, June 15, 2024
13-year-old boy shot in head, killed in West Side shooting: CPD
A 13-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed Friday in a Chicago shooting on South Independence Boulevard in Lawndale, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday evening on Chicago's West Side.

Police said the teen was standing on a sidewalk on South independence Boulevard near West 13th Street 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.

Police said the shooter was a male, but he got away. No arrests have been made. Chicago police continue to investigate.

No further information about the shooting was immediately available.

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