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Teen killed in Burnside shooting

He was struck by gunfire multiple times about 3:20 p.m. in the 800 block of East 87th Place, Chicago police said.

A teenage boy was shot Oct. 30, 2020, in Archer Heights.
A teenage boy was shot to death July 2, 2020, in Burnside on the South Side.
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A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Thursday in Burnside on the South Side.

He was struck by gunfire multiple times about 3:20 p.m. in the 800 block of East 87th Place, Chicago police said.

The teen was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he later died, police said. No arrests have been made.

He was identified as Derrion Malik Umba Ortiz, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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