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17-year-old killed in Near West Side shooting

Chicago Police scene shooting Sunday 1300 block West Hastings Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy was shot head died scene.

Chicago Police at the scene of a shooting Sunday in the 1300 block of West Hastings on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head and died at the scene. | Brian Jackson/For Sun-Times Media

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A 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.

He was shot in the head about 4:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street, authorities said. He was dead at the scene.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the death but declined to provide further information.

No one was in custody. Area Central detectives were investigating.



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