CHICAGO (STMW) — Detectives were conducting a death investigation Wednesday afternoon after a 14-year-old girl was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
The teen was found about 2:15 p.m. inside a residence in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue, according to police.READ MORE: 3-Year-Old Shot In Calumet Heights
She had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the fatality.READ MORE: AMBER Alert Canceled In Indiana For 7-Year-Old Christopher Green Jr. Of Gary, Who Is Believed To Be In Extreme Danger
Police could not confirm whether the shooting was a suicide or homicide as Area North detectives investigate.MORE NEWS: At Least 5 People Killed, 17 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among Survivors
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