Teen boy, 17, fatally shot in Englewood: police

The teen boy was near the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Ada Street when someone fired shots.

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A 17-year-old boy was shot to death Friday night in Englewood on the South Side.

About 7:25 p.m., Jalen Mims was near the sidewalk in the 6900 block of South Ada Street when someone fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He suffered gunshot wounds in the chest and armpit area, police said. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Area detectives are investigating.

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