A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Monday evening in Bronzeville on the South Side, police say.
Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 6:45 p.m. in the 200 block of East 51st Street and found the man unresponsive in a courtyard behind an apartment building with a gunshot wound to the chest, Chicago police said.
He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition and was later pronounced dead, police said.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the teen as Caron Reaves.
Area One detectives are investigating the incident.