Teen killed in Lawndale shooting: police

Teen killed in Lawndale shooting: police

A teen was fatally shot April 8, 2020, in Lawndale. | Google Maps

The 15-year-old was struck in the leg and abdomen and pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital.

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Wednesday in Lawndale on the West Side, police said.

About 3:35 p.m., he was near South Kilbourn Avenue when someone opened fire, hitting him in the abdomen and leg, Chicago police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A male was taken into custody, and officers recovered a gun near a backyard, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the fatality.

Area North detectives are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

Source : Sun-Times Wire Link

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