CHICAGO (CBS) — A 15-year-old boy is dead after being shot in the chest while waiting for a rideshare on the sidewalk in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

At 6:35 p.m., the boy was waiting for the rideshare in the 2500 block of South Blue Island Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside engaged the teen in conversation, and then shot him, police said.

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The boy was struck in the chest and the left and right shoulder and was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was pronounced dead.

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This incident occurred only about a block from where a 20-year-old man was shot and critically wounded about 20 minutes earlier. That incident happened in the 2500 block of South Oakley Avenue.

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It was not immediately learned whether the incidents were believed to be related.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff