CHICAGO — A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed inside a home in the city’s Englewood neighborhood.

The boy was sitting on a bed with other people in a back bedroom in the 5500 block of South Aberdeen Street around 11:25 p.m. Sunday. Police said someone the boy knew fired a handgun, striking him in the chest.

The boy was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he later died. The medical examiner has identified him as Marcell Wilson.

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

No one was in custody.

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