Lavelle Morgan found shot to death near his home in Englewood

Lavelle D. Morgan was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon on the block where he lived in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 12:45 p.m. in the 5500 block of South Wells, and found the 19-year-old Morgan shot twice in the neck, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Morgan, who lived on the same block, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:12 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Police said the victim was 21.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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