Cops: 18-Year-Old Fatally Shot On South Side Street

CHICAGO (STMW) — An 18-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.

The shooting happened at 2:44 p.m. in the 6100 block of South King Drive, police said. The victim was shot in the “stomach” and was dead at the scene, police said, citing preliminary information.

He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could not confirm the fatality as of 4:15 p.m.

Calumet 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • tacheles

    [The shooting happened at 2:44 p.m. in the 6100 block of South King Drive]

    Could criminals refrain from committing crimes on King Drive in honor of this great man?

  • Torrence

    MLK would roll over in his grave if he knew what the negros have done with their communities.

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