Boy, 16, charged with murder of 14-year-old boy in New City
CHICAGO - A 16-year-old has been charged with the murder of a 14-year-old boy in New City earlier this week.
The juvenile faces one felony count of first-degree murder.
The shooting occurred in the 1800 block of West 46th Street on Monday.
The victim was outside at about 12:50 a.m. when he was approached by the juvenile who produced a firearm and shot at the victim, police said.
The boy was shot in the leg and the arm. He later died at a local hospital.
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The offender was arrested and placed into custody on Wednesday.
No additional information is available at this time.