14-year-old Tyjuan Poindexter fatally shot in Kenwood drive-by

Fourteen-year-old Tyjuan Poindexter was shot to death and another teenage boy was injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday night in Kenwood.

The teens were outside in the 4400 block of South Greenwood at 7:30 p.m. when a car drove by and someone inside started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

Poindexter, of the 1200 block of East 46th Street, was shot in the head and died at the scene at 8:01 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 15-year-old suffered two leg wounds and was taken to the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, police said.

Witnesses told police there was an altercation in a nearby park before the shooting, but it is unclear if the altercation was related to the attack.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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