A 16-year-old boy was shot to death Monday night in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Jose Alvarez was standing outside when a silver vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, striking him in the chest at 10:26 p.m. in the 3000 block of North Rutherford, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Police investigate the scene where a 16-year-old was shot and killed in 3000 block of North Rutherford. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Alvarez was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead at 11:11 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the same neighborhood.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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