CHICAGO (CBS) — Gunfire has claimed the life of a teenager in the South Side’s Chatham neighborhood.
Someone shot the 18-year-old male victim around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East 82nd Street, according to police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer. He was discovered unresponsive near an alley, police said.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Shot In Head In Little Village; Man Critically Wounded
The man was shot multiple times and was taken to Jackson Park Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m., according to a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Illinois, 1-3 Inches Possible
The identity of the victim, who lived in the city, was not being released Wednesday morning, pending family notification.
A Gresham District police captain said the shooting took place outside and no one was in custody.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 3 Others Injured After Crash In Parking Lot In Waukegan
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.