15-Year-Old Boy Found Dead Blocks Away From Obama Home
A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death less than four blocks away from the home of President Barack Obama.
Cornelius German, of East Hyde Park Boulevard in Chicago, Illinois, was found lying in the backyard of a home with a gunshot wound in his back about 9:40 p.m., authorities said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at shortly after his body was discovered, according to authorities.
Police said the teen was affiliated with a gang. No one was taken into custody early Tuesday as police mount an investigation.
The Obamas’ home in the Kenwood neighborhood is little under a half-mile from where the body was found.