Teen Boy Shot Dead On NW Side

CHICAGO (STMW) — A teenage boy was fatally shot in the Avondale neighborhood Saturday night on the Northwest Side.

Police responded at 7:52 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the 3400 block of North Monticello Avenue and learned that a 17-year-old boy had been shot and was later dropped off at Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center, police said.

Edgar Delgado, of the 3400 block of North Central Park Avenue, was pronounced dead there at 8:19 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Grand Central Area detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • tony

    Hope with the little time he was at the hospital they didnt spend alot of time on him so we could keep the cost down on health care

  • WetNurse

    I see that his fellow hood rats were caring enough to drop him off and run.

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    […] Delgado, 17, of the 3400 block of North Central Park Avenue, was fatally shot just before 8 p.m. in the city’s Avondale neighborhood, CBS Chicago reports. He was pronounced dead at Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center at 8:19 […]

  • http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/02/20/7-dead-18-wounded-by-weekend-gunfire-in-chicago/ 7 Dead, 18 Wounded By Weekend Gunfire In Chicago « CBS Chicago

    […] And in yet another deadly shooting, Edgar Delgado, 17, was shot at Monticello Avenue and Roscoe Stre… He was dropped off at Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center in an older-model station wagon, and was pronounced dead at the hospital Saturday evening, police said. […]

  • Julie

    R.I.P King Shorty
    if only you would of stayed in that night you’d still be here! :(

  • Jasmine

    R.i.p Edgar <3
    we all love youu . iwish the things that happened that never never happened . i miss you & you'll always be missed .

  • Jennifer

    King Shorty ‘ :’/ Wish You Never Died !
    When We Went Out I Missed Those Days But You Left Me For Yasmin But When I Heard You Died I Felt Hurt I Cried & Cried :/
    King SHORTY
    Gone but never forgoten

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