Cornelius German Killed: Teen Fatally Shot Blocks From Obama’s Chicago Home

Source: AP / The Huffington Post

CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 15-year-old boy was found fatally shot in a backyard about four blocks from President Barack Obama’s home on the city’s South Side.

Cornelius German had been shot in the back and was found unresponsive at about 9:40 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of E. 50th Place.

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Police Department spokesman John Mirabelli says German was a gang member but that the motive for the shooting was not yet certain.

German was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after he was found.

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