16-year-old boy shot to death in Brighton Park

The boy and another teen were in a car that was stopped at a red light about 2 a.m. Sunday in the 4700 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone opened fire.

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A 16-year-old boy was killed and a man was wounded in a shooting early Sunday in Brighton Park.

They were stopped at a red light about 2 a.m. in the 4700 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said. They drove until they crashed into a tree in the 4600 block of South Kedzie Avenue.

The 16-year-old boy, Christian Alexander Martinez-Ordaz, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The man, 19, suffered a graze wound to the head and was transported in good condition to Saint Anthony Hospital, police said.

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