Chicago police call on community for information after 12-year-old boy found fatally shot in Englewood

A young boy was fatally shot in Englewood Sunday night.

According to police, officers responded in the area of the 6700 block of South Lowe around 6:30 p.m. when they found the 12-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The child was transported to Comer Childrens Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as 12-year-old Damien Green by the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Ald. William Hall (6th) asked neighbors to care for the safety of Chicago's children.

"We shed tears but we need to stop thinking and praying. Thoughts and prayers are not good enough. Right now, we need more people involved. Parents, wherever your children are, grab them tonight. Remind them that they matter and remind them that you love them," Hall said.

Few details were released about the incident, however, police are asking the community to reach out to the department with any information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 833-408-0069.

Area One detectives are investigating.