facebook
twitter
search
search

Boy, 15, shot to death near Obama's Chicago home

April 23, 2013 at 4:55 PM

CHICAGO, April 23 (UPI) -- A boy, 15, was shot to death while awaiting his parents to pick him up at a friend's house, four blocks from President Barack Obama's Chicago home, police said.

Cornelius "Cornbread" German was struck in the back by bullets in the backyard of a friend Monday evening, the Chicago Tribune reported.

His mother, Timika Rutledge, said she and the boy's father were to meet him at a local drugstore, but he changed his location, telling her by cellphone he would not "stand at the bus stop because there would be shooting," a reference to gang fighting in the area.

Police said they had no description of the shooter, and no arrests were made Tuesday.

Related UPI Stories
Topics: Barack Obama
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Ted Cruz campaign pulls ad featuring softcore porn actress
Report: Clinton Foundation subpoenaed by State Dept. watchdog over charity projects
Ruby Rose, Gigi Hadid react to Kanye West's lyric about Taylor Swift
Kristen Wiig impersonates Peyton Manning on 'The Tonight Show'
NYC police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Brooklyn stairway shooting