16-year-old found shot on Chicago porch dies


CHICAGO (AP) — A 16-year-old boy died, hours after he was found on a porch of a home on Chicago’s South Side with a gunshot wound to his torso, police said.

According to Chicago Police, officers responding to an alert from the ShotSpotter gunshot detection system found the teen shortly before 3 a.m. The boy was rushed to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where he was pronounced dead later in the morning.

In a media notification, the police department said no arrests have been made and no witnesses to the shooting have been located. But they said that a black car was spotted leaving the area shortly after the shooting.

The teen’s name has not been released by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.


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