21-year-old ‘Krys’ Kelly shot to death while sitting in vehicle in Washington Park

Krystoffer “Krys” Kelly was shot to death early Tuesday while sitting in a vehicle in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.

The 21-year-old Harlan Community Academy High School graduate was inside a vehicle about 2:50 a.m. in the 5700 block of South Prairie, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone started shooting and Kelly was hit multiple times, including “once in the back through his heart,” according to police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later at 3:54 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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