Police Search For Gunman Who Killed Teen In Washington Park Neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police continue to search for a gunman who shot and killed a teenager in the Washington Park neighborhood overnight.

The 18-year-old victim, whose identity had not been released early Thursday afternoon, was found dead of a gunshot wound around 12:25 a.m. in a car parked on LaSalle Street just north of 57th Street, police said.

He had been shot in the face.

Circumstances on the shooting were not known Thursday and no one is in custody, police said.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

Comments

More From CBS Chicago

Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live