CHICAGO (CBS) — A 16-year-old boy was found dead of a gunshot wound late Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Police said a person flagged down officers near 63rd and Maplewood around 11 p.m. after finding the victim lying on the sidewalk.READ MORE: New Illinois Laws To Protect Sex Crime Victims' Privacy Take Effect Jan. 1
The victim had been shot in the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as 16-year-old Donoven Hawkins, whose home address is about a block away.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cloudy Overnight With Snow Flurries For Some
Police said there were no witnesses to the shooting.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
No one was in custody Tuesday morning. Area Central detectives were investigating.