An investigation is ongoing after a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Sunday night in the Washington Park neighborhood of Chicago’s South End, police said.
At around 6:04 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was near a parking lot in the 5900 block of southern Indiana when he was hit by gunfire, authorities said. The victim was punched in the abdomen and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
He later died of his injuries, police said.
No one was in custody as detectives continued to investigate on Sunday evening.