Boy, 16, killed in Brainerd shooting

He was the third teenager shot in Chicago since Sunday evening.

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A 16-year-old boy has died following a shooting Monday morning in the Brainerd neighborhood on the South Side.

Zachary McClain was shot several times around 5:30 a.m. in the 9400 block of South Throop Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was dropped off at Little Company of Mary Hospital, then transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. He was pronounced dead just after 3 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

Police reported no arrests.

Two other teens were shot in Chicago since Sunday evening. A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed early Monday near the Grand Red Line Station. A 17-year-old boy was wounded Sunday evening in Grand Crossing.

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