CHICAGO (CBS) — An 18-year-old boy is dead after being shot in the shoulder in the North Lawndale neighborhood overnight.
The victim was standing outside with others in the 1300 block of South Kildare Avenue around 9:50 p.m. Monday, when someone approached on foot and fired shots, hitting him in the shoulder, police said.READ MORE: South Shore Woman Sees Police Activity After Shooting Leaves Man Dead, Only To Find Out It Was Her Own Beloved Brother
The young man, identified as Sadarius Sims of the 5900 block of South Indiana Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. He was pronounced dead there at 10:23 p.m. Monday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Chicago Homicide Suspect At Bristol Gas Station After Two-State Crime Spree; Suspect Shot Police K-9 During Confrontation
Harrison Area detectives have launched an investigation into the deadly shooting. No one was in custody as of Tuesday morning.MORE NEWS: Santa Fe County Sheriff Confirms Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed 1 Person, Wounded Another
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.