Seventeen-year-old Anthony Heatherly died about an hour after being shot Monday afternoon in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The shooting happened about 1:15 p.m. in a parking lot behind a strip mall in the 5500 block of North Harlem about 1:15 p.m., according to Chicago Police.
The strip mall included a Taco Burrito King restaurant and a dental office, and is near the Harlem Blue Line stop and the junction of Harlem and the Kennedy Expressway.
Heatherly was shot in the chest and was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he died at 2:15 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The Taft High School, student lived in the 5700 block of North Kingdale.
A person who lived near the strip mall said the shooting didn’t happen in the parking lot, but the boy was dumped from a car in the parking lot. Police would not confirm that report.
—Chicago Sun-Times Wire