17-year-old boy dies in West Pullman shooting

The teenager was in the basement of a home with several people about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the 12000 block of South Yale Avenue when someone opened fire.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot July 3, 2021 in West Pullman.

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot July 3, 2021 in West Pullman.

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A 17-year-old boy died after he was shot Saturday night at a West Pullman neighborhood home on the Far South Side.

About 9:30 p.m., the teenager was in the basement of the home in the 12000 block of South Yale Avenue with several others when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

He was shot twice in the head and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

The teen, identified as Amari Brown, was pronounced dead at 7:50 a.m. Sunday at the hospital, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No one was immediately in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

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