Authorities say 15-year-boy died in Friday shooting in South Chicago alley

He was found in the 8000 block of South Houston Avenue Friday morning with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

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A man was fatally shot June 10, 2022 on the Far South Side.

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A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in a South Chicago alley Friday morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The boy, identified as Isiah Bolding Jr., was found in the 8000 block of South Houston Avenue at 5:40 a.m., Chicago police and the medical examiner’s office said.

He had a gunshot wound to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the medical examiner’s office said.

Police, who reported no arrests, initially said the victim was between 20 and 30 years old.

He was the fourth person killed in South Chicago so far this year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. Last year, the community recorded one homicide in the same period.

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