CHICAGO (STMW) — A teenage boy was shot and killed in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Monday evening.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head and chest in the 6000 block of South Prairie Avenue about 5:49 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said.

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Steven McGee, 17, of 6133 S. Michigan Ave. was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where he was pronounced dead at 6:35 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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No further information was immediately available. Calumet Area detectives are investigating.

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