Teenager shot, killed inside residence in West Englewood

CHICAGO (SCS) — A 17-year-old boy died after being hit by gunfire in West Englewood on Friday afternoon.

Police say at around 3:45 p.m. the victim, identified as Alexis Chavez by the medical examiner’s office, fired a handgun inside a residence in the 5600 block of South Wolcott.

The victim was struck in the back of the right ear, police said.

He was taken to University of Chicago Hospital and pronounced dead.

No other information was immediately available.


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