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Boy, 15, Shot Dead While Walking Outside In South Shore

The shooting happened late Thursday in the 6900 block of South East End Avenue.

A 15-year-old boy was shot dead late Thursday in South Shore. [Google Maps]
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CHICAGO — A 15-year-old boy was shot dead late Thursday in South Shore.

At 11:15 p.m. Thursday, the boy was walking in the 6900 block of South East End Avenue when someone in a passing van fired shots, police said.

The boy was hit in his groin and he was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said. He was later pronounced dead.

No one was in custody.

No further information was immediately available.