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Police: Teen boy fatally shot on South Side

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A teenage boy was fatally shot in the head Friday afternoon on the South Side.

The 17-year-old was shot about 3:45 p.m. in the 1900 block of East 79th Street, said police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala, citing preliminary information.

Two men got out of a vehicle and one shot the teen before they fled the scene, police said.

He was taken with a gunshot wound to the head to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he later died, police said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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