Seventeen-year-old Cercy Robinson was walking through a vacant lot about four blocks from his West Garfield Park neighborhood home Friday evening when gunshots were fired.
The teen was struck in the chest just after 6 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Jackson, according to Chicago Police and the COok County medial examiner’s office.
Robinson was was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 7:44 p.m., authorities said.
An autopsy showed he died of complications from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the medical examiner’s office.
The teen, known to friends as “Serg Glo,” lived about four blocks away from where he was shot.
—Chicago Sun-Times Wire