17-year-old boy shot to death in South Shore

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Chicago Police investigate in the 7800 block of South Cornell, where a 17-year-old boy was shot Sunday night. | Network Video Productions

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death Sunday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

Jamel Rollins was standing outside about 10:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Cornell when two males walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Rollins, of the 5800 block of West Fullerton, was shot in the back and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:46 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.

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