A 15-year-old boy was killed and a man was hurt in a shooting Monday in Altgeld Gardens on the Far South Side.
The 19-year-old man and the boy were found about 9:47 p.m. on South Ellis Avenue with gunshot wounds, Chicago police said. Both were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.
The 15-year-old boy was shot in the head and pronounced dead, police said.
He was identified as Jeremiah James, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.
The 19-year-old was shot in the leg and was in fair condition, police said.
No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.