Alexander Smith fatally shot in South Shore

Alexander D. Smith
was killed in a South Shore shooting that also left a 14-year-old boy injured Thursday afternoon.

Smith and the teen were shot in the 7500 block of South Colfax Avenue about 2:45 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

Smith, 25, was shot multiple times and was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The boy suffered a graze wound to the ankle and thigh, police said. He was taken to South Shore Hospital for treatment.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area South detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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