CHICAGO (CBS) – A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Sunday evening in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood.
According to Chicago police, the girl was walking at approximately 9:32 p.m. in the 900 block of West 52nd Street when an unknown male approached her on foot from an alley and the two of them got into a verbal altercation.READ MORE: Lightfoot Could Announce Vaccine Mandate For City Workers 'Soon'; Talks With Labor Unions Underway
The male then displayed a handgun and shot the victim multiple times striking her in the head and upper body.
Police said the victim was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital where she was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Over 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
As of early Monday there was no one in custody for this shooting.
Area Central detectives are investigating.MORE NEWS: Chicago Bears Fans Arrive At Training Camp
This is a developing story.