Boy, 15, killed in West Pullman shooting

He was on the sidewalk when a vehicle approached him and someone inside opened fire.

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Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the 12400 block of South Michigan Avenue, Oct. 10, 2019, in West Pullman.

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A boy was shot and killed Thursday in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

Marshawn France, 15, was on the sidewalk just after 9 p.m. in the 12400 block of South Michigan Avenue when someone approached him in a vehicle and opened fire, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. 

The teen was struck once in the head and once to his side, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy released Friday found he died of multiple gunshot wounds, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

No arrests have been reported. Area South detectives are investigating. 

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