CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy is dead following a shooting Thursday night in a Washington Heights residence.

At around 7:15 p.m., authorities responded to the area of 93rd Street and Wallace Avenue on the report of a shooting.

A 14-year-old boy was located inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Chicago fire transported a the boy in critical condition to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Police said he was shot by an unknown suspect. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at

WGN News has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story once more information becomes available.

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