CHICAGO (STMW) — A teenage boy is dead after suffering a gunshot wound to the head early Friday in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

The shooting occurred at 12:15 a.m. in the 3600 block of South Marshfield Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The 17-year-old boy was dead at the scene, Greer said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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