Kajaunce Morton, 16, fatally shot inside Grand Boulevard restaurant

Scene where Kajaunce Morton was shot / Photo by Alex Wroblewski
Scene where Kajaunce Morton was shot / Photo by Alex Wroblewski

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot inside a Grand Boulevard restaurant early Friday.

Kajaunce Morton was inside Alice’s Bar-B-Que at 65 E. 43rd St. when two males came inside and opened fire about 12:20 a.m. Friday, authorities said.

Morton tried to run away but was shot in the head, authorities said.

Morton, of the 600 block of East 37th Street, was taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, where he died at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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