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Police Seek Help Identifying South Chicago Murder Victim

By Tanveer Ali | October 26, 2017 8:04am | Updated on October 27, 2017 11:37am

CHICAGO — Police are seeking help in identifying a shooting victim who was killed Monday afternoon in South Chicago.

At 2:35 p.m. Monday, the person was shot when two people walked by him in the 3000 block of East 80th Street near Cole Avenue, police said.

The victim, who police couldn't provide an exact age for, was shot in his head and elsewhere on his body, police said. 

The male was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he died, police said.

The victim was a black teenager, about 16 to 18 years old, with a light complexion. He was 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 tall, 140 pounds and had brown eyes and a "natural hair style," police said. 

He was wearing a black and red Starter jacket with red sleeves featuring "Chicago" in red lettering, a gray windbreaker, brown Timberland boots, one black sock and one red sock with black stripes, police said. 

Anyone with information should call police at 312-747-8271 and reference case #JA-482640.