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Police: Boy, 17, shot to death in East Garfield Park

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot while riding in a vehicle in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Saturday, police said.

About 4:10 a.m., the teen was a passenger in a vehicle in the 3900 block of West Ferdinand when someone walked up and shot him in the neck and face, police said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not confirm the death Saturday morning.