(CBS) — Chicago Police talked to a person of interest in the murder of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee, CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
The person of interest walked into a Chicago Police station with an attorney to be questioned by detectives Wednesday afternoon. That person was later released.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Lake-Effect Snow On The Way; Heavy Bands Could Dump 1 To 1.5 Inches Per Hour
Lee was fatally wounded in an alley near 80th and Damen Monday afternoon. He had been shot multiple times in the upper body. Sources tell CBS 2 that Lee may have been lured into the alley.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the male person of interest most likely knew police were looking for him.READ MORE: Two Men Shot Dead In Car In Ravenswood; Car Goes On To Crash And Catch Fire
Complicating the investigation is the fact that Tyshawn Lee’s father, who according to police is a documented gang member, is not cooperating.