16-year-old boy killed in Lawndale shooting

The boy was standing in a front yard in the 3100 block of West Douglas Boulevard when someone in a vehicle fired shots, Chicago police said.

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A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot April 6, 2021, in Lawndale.

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot April 6, 2021, in Lawndale.

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A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday night in Lawndale on the West Side, according to police.

The boy was standing in the front yard of a home about 9:10 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Douglas Boulevard when someone in a vehicle fired shots, Chicago police said.

He suffered gunshot wounds to the head and arms and was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the boy as Carlito Rainey.

No one is in custody, according to police.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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