Youth Found Shot To Death In Evergreen Park

CHICAGO (STMW) — A 17-year-old boy from Chicago was found shot to death in a garage at an Evergreen Park home in the 2600 block of West 99th Street Friday night.

Preliminary investigation and interviews with several juvenile witnesses have determined that the weapon was brought to the site and that it was considered to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Evergreen Park police said in a news release.

Police were called to the garage at the rear of the home at 11:26 p.m. and found the victim lying on the garage floor, police said.

The 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:15 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. The cause of death was a gunshot wound in the mouth.

The South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force assisted police in the death investigation.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • Trayvon the Lawn Jockey

    I had 4-12 – St. Tony’s leprechaun, you better be keeping an accurate count!!!

    • Mike Leahy

      explain yourself………..idiot

      • Trayvon THEE Lawn Jockey

        Go fuk yourself @ ss hole. What do you mean, what do I mean!!!?? Ever hear of the NEGRO LOTTERY?? Go back under your liberal rock you c#nt!

    • G-Lep

      Yeah, yeah, I wrote yer damn pick down. go change yer tampon.

  • Mike Leahy

    travon the lawn jockey…….what the hell does that mean?

  • Leroy Goldberg

    Must have looked in the mirror.

  • zatso

    Did the boy live there?
    Did he break in?

    • nikki

      No the boy didn’t live there. He was at an under aged drinking party. The house belong to his friend and his friend mother wasn’t home cause she was at the bar up the street getting drunk.

  • megan

    And the boys parents are and were cops who didn’t lock up their weapon.

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