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Teen killed in shooting in Calumet City, officials say

Teen killed in shooting in Calumet City, officials say

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CALUMET CITY — A teenage boy died Wednesday after a shooting in the 500 block of East End Avenue, officials said.

Tanche C. Robinson, 16, of Hazel Crest, died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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Calumet City police responded about 6:40 a.m. Wednesday to the area for a report of an unresponsive person, Police Chief Kevin Kolosh said in a news release.

Robinson was pronounced dead about 6:50 a.m. Wednesday at the scene.

The death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner's office said.

The South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force and Calumet City Police Department were investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 708-868-2500. 


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