18-year-old Malike Ellis shot to death while riding in vehicle in North Lawndale

Malike Ellis was fatally shot Tuesday morning in a vehicle in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The 18-year-old was riding in a vehicle around 9:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of West 18th Street when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Ellis, who lived in the same neighborhood, was shot in the chest. The driver took him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 9:53 a.m., authorities said.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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