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16-year-old fatally shot in Park Manor

He was inside of a vehicle about 5 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Indiana Avenue when someone approached and opened fire, striking him in the head, Chicago police said.

Vehicle and belongings at the scene at the corner of E 71st St and S Indiana Ave in Park Manor where a 17-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
Vehicle and belongings at the scene at the corner of East 71st Street and South Indiana Avenue in Park Manor where a 17-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times

A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Tuesday in Park Manor on the South Side.

He was inside of a vehicle about 5 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Indiana Avenue when someone approached and opened fire, striking him in the head, Chicago police said.

The teen was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Jeremiah Jones by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

Police investigate the scene at the corner of E 71st St and S Indiana Ave in Park Manor where a 17-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
Police investigate the scene at the corner of East 71st Street and South Indiana Avenue in Park Manor where a 16-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
Police investigate the scene at the corner of East 71st Street and South Indiana Avenue in Park Manor where a 16-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Police investigate the scene at the corner of East 71st Street and South Indiana Avenue in Park Manor where a 16-year-old was shot and pronounced dead at the hospital, Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times