Chicago police investigate a 11-year-old who was found dead inside a home Monday morning in the 900 block of West 119th Street.

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Update: Boy, 11, Found Dead In West Pullman Home Was Shot, Authorities Say

June 04, 2018 - 12:09 pm
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police were conducting a homicide investigation after finding an 11-year-old boy shot dead in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Emergency crews responded about 1 a.m. to the 900 block of West 119th Street and found the boy unresponsive on the floor of a home with blunt force trauma to his head, Chicago Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators have since determined the boy was shot, according to a spokesman for Chicago Police.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as Jechon Anderson and said he lived in the same block. Results of an autopsy expected to be performed Monday have not been released.

Three people were being questioned about the death, police said.

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