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Boy, 16, killed in Little Village shooting

William Granados was riding in a vehicle when someone fired shots from a sidewalk and hit him in the head.

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A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the 3400 block of West 24th Street, Aug. 10, 2019, in Little Village.
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A 16-year-old boy was shot to death Saturday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

William Granados was in the front seat of a vehicle about 1:53 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 24th Street when someone opened fire from the sidewalk, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Granados was struck in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled Grandados’ death a homicide, saying he died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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