17-year-old boy shot to death in East Chatham
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A 17-year-old boy was shot to death Friday evening in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.
The teen was found unresponsive by officers about 4:45 p.m. in the 800 block of East 83rd Street, according to Chicago Police.
He suffered a gunshot wound to his chest and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 5:43 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
The medical examiner’s office identified the victim as Semaj L. Berry.
An autopsy showed he died of a gunshot wound to the chest. He lived the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
No one was in custody early Tuesday as Area South detectives conduct a homicide investigation.