17-year-old killed in Norwood Park shooting

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A 17-year-old boy was shot to death in a parking lot in Norwood Park Monday afternoon. | Network Video Productions

A 17-year-old boy died after being shot Monday afternoon in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The shooting happened about 1:15 p.m. in a parking lot behind a strip mall in the 5500 block of North Harlem about 1:15 p.m., according to Chicago Police. The strip mall included a Taco Burrito King restaurant and a dental office, and is near the Harlem Blue Line stop at the junction of Harlem and the Kennedy Expressway.

Anthony Heatherly was shot in the chest and was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge at 2:15 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 5700 block of North Kingsdale.

A neighbor said the shooting didn’t happen in the parking lot, but the boy was dumped from a car in the parking lot. Police could not confirm that information.