Teen Dies from Gunshot to Head in South Side Apartment - FOX 32 News Chicago

Teen Dies from Gunshot to Head in South Side Apartment


A teen who was shot in the head Tuesday inside his South Side apartment has died.

Someone shot the male in the head in an apartment in the 4700 block of South Evans Avenue at 7:20 p.m., said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

The victim was identified as Malik Wiley, 17, of the 4700 block of S. Evans Ave., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

Wiley, who was shot at his home, was pronounced dead at 7:45 p.m. at University of Chicago Hospitals, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Wiley was with friends when it occurred and investigators are looking into the possibly that Wiley was shot by accident, according to a source.

No one is in custody, according to Gaines, and Wentworth Area detectives are investigating.

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