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Boy, 15, killed in West Pullman shooting

The boy was shot in the head about 9:20 p.m. in the 11600 block of South Prairie Avenue, Chicago police said.

A teenage boy was shot April 10, 2021, in Lawndale.
A teenage boy was shot Sept. 26, 2020, in West Pullman.
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A 15-year-old boy died after being shot Saturday evening in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

The boy was shot in the head about 9:20 p.m. in the 11600 block of South Prairie Avenue, Chicago police said.

Omar Alvarado was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in suburban Harvey.

An autopsy conducted Sunday said he died of multiple gunshot wounds and ruled his death a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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