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Teen Boy Fatally Shot In Back Of The Yards

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Christopher Clark, 17, was shot and killed overnight in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A teenage boy was fatally shot Monday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The 17-year-old — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Christopher Clark — was shot multiple times about 6:40 p.m. near Hoyne Avenue and 54th Street, said police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety.

Clark, of the 4800 block of South Seeley Avenue, was pronounced dead 7:26 p.m. at Stroger Hospital of Cook County, the medical examiner’s office said.

Clark apparently was shot in the chest. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Wentworth Area detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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