Shaquise Buckner, 16, shot dead in West Englewood

A 16-year-old girl was killed in a drive-by shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood that also left a man wounded early Saturday.

Shaquise Buckner and the 20-year-old man were shot in the 7200 block of South Laflin Street about 12:50 a.m., authorities said.

Buckner, of the 1400 block of West 72nd Street, was shot in the head and died at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The man was shot in the back and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area South detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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