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Boy, 16, fatally shot in Back of the Yards

Updated: May 22, 2013 7:44AM

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday evening.

Angel Cano, of the 2200 block of West 50th Street, was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head at 43rd Street and Paulina Avenue, authorities said.

Police were called to the intersection about 5:20 p.m. after receiving a report of gunfire in the area.

Cano was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:35 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives were investigating. Further details were not available.

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