Teen shot in car near Albany Park home dies

A teenage boy shot in the head early Monday near his Albany Park neighborhood home has died.

Miguel Delaluz, 17, was fatally shot about 2:25 a.m. Monday while sitting in a car parked down the street from his home in the 4900 block of North Whipple Street, authorities said.

A gunman approached the car and opened fire, striking him in the head and shoulders, police said.

Delaluz was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he died Wednesday at 1:01 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A 19-year-old woman also in the car was shot in the right forearm and was taken to “stable” condition to Swedish Covenant Hospital, but was later transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston.

Area North detectives are investigating, but no one is in custody as of Wednesday night, police said.

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