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: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
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: Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Crack Down On Harassing Robocalls, And Effort May Help In Illinois Too
Area Four detectives were investigating.