16-year-old fatally shot in West Englewood

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CHICAGO -- A 16-year-old male was fatally shot in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood, police confirmed Saturday.

Police say the shooting occurred at 6500 S. Marshfield. The victim was discovered at 12:18 p.m. with gunshot wounds to the head. He was transported to Holy Cross where he was pronounced dead.

A medical examiner identified the victim as 16-year-old Martell J. Lawrence.

Police said Saturday afternoon they did not know the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but said it appeared to be gang-related.

Police said no one is yet in custody.


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  • derrick williams

    Where is that media hound Hannibal Burris now. He’s from Chicago. Let him speak about black on black murders,rather than Cosby.