15-year-old boy shot and killed in Little Village: Police

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A teenage boy was fatally shot Wednesday night in the Little Village neighborhood.

Benjamin Ortega, 15, was struck in the abdomen around 9 p.m. at 24th and Trumbull Avenue, Chicago police said.

He rushed himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died, police said.

No one was in custody. Area detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2022. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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