By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 15-year-old boy is dead after being shot in the Roseland neighborhood Monday afternoon.

At 2:24 p.m., the boy was near an alley in the 10000 block of South Perry Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

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The boy was shot in the head and was taken to the University of Chicago’s Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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No one was in custody Monday afternoon. Area Two detectives were investigating.

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