CHICAGO (CBS) — A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Wednesday evening in an apartment on the Northwest Side.
The shooting happened in a building on Byron Street near Laramie Avenue in the Portage Park community.READ MORE: Family Of Amazon Delivery Driver Killed When Tornado Hit Downstate Warehouse To File Lawsuit
Police said at 8:37 p.m., the boy was inside an apartment when another male of an unspecified age shot him in the chest.
The boy was rushed to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Low 20s Monday Night; Arctic Cold Front Coming Wednesday Morning
A suspect was placed into custody on the scene and a weapon was recovered, police said.
Police believe the incident was domestic in nature.MORE NEWS: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Ending 5-Day Isolation After Testing Positive For COVID-19 Last Week
Area Five detectives were investigating late Wednesday.