A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Friday afternoon.
He was shot about 4:20 p.m. and pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr.,
Hospital of Cook County at 5:11 p.m.
The 17-year-old was shot and killed in front of his mother and younger brother
in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Friday afternoon.
He arrived at the laundromat with his mom and 10-year-old brother about 4:20
p.m. and was helping unload when he and another man started arguing in the
The argument started with the two exchanging dirty looks.
The shooter pulled out a pistol, the teen's brother dropped the laundry
detergent and his mom froze up. The 17-year-old tried to run but
was struck in the side of his back.
A spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the boy
as Jalen Stogner, of the 6600 block of South Rhodes Avenue.