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Teen boy shot to death in Humboldt Park

About 9:30p.m., he was found in the first block of South Springfield Avenue, when a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

A man died Jan. 16, 2022, after being shot a week earlier in Logan Square.
A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot May 8, 2021, in the first block of South Springfield Avenue.
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A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side.

About 9:30p.m., he was found in the first block of South Springfield Avenue, with a gunshot wound to his abdomen, Chicago police said. The boy was unable to tell officers details of the shooting because of the severity of his injuries.

He was brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Eddie Thigpen of Douglas Park by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Area Four detectives are investigating.