CHICAGO (CBS) — A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Police said the boy was on the sidewalk on the 1100 block of South Karlov Avenue, at Grenshaw Street, around 1:45 p.m., when someone shot him several times.READ MORE: Two Days Until Lollapalooza Despite Growing COVID Cases; Proof Of Vaccination, Negative COVID Test Required
The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, the boy was identified as Tyrese Taylor. The Legal Help Firm reported Tyrese had just finished eighth grade at Daniel Webster Elementary School, 4055 W. Arthington St., and was headed to high school.
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No one was in custody Thursday night.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Two More Days In The 90s
Area Four detectives were investigating.