Teen shot to death inside Altgeld Gardens home

Jordan Webb, 17, was shot in the upper abdomen at 12:31 p.m. inside a home in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue, authorities said.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and critically wounded Oct. 9, 2019, in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and critically wounded Oct. 9, 2019, in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue.

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A teenage boy was shot to death Wednesday inside an Altgeld Gardens home on the Far South Side.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 12:30 p.m. in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue and found the 17-year-old lying on a couch, Chicago police said. He had been shot in the abdomen.

The teen, identified as Jordan Webb, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the same block where he was shot.

Detectives were interviewing witnesses, a police spokesman said. The events leading up to the shooting were still unclear, he said.

Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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