Jose Hernandez, 17, killed in Chicago Lawn shooting

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a Chicago Lawn area shooting early Wednesday.

Police responding to reports of a person shot found Jose R. Hernandez Jr. shot in the head and lying on a sidewalk in the 5900 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 1:15 a.m., authorities said.

Hernandez, who lived on the block, was declared dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area South detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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