Police close Millennium Park after teenager shot and killed

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 16-year-old was shot and killed in Millennium Park on Saturday night, police confirm.

The teenager was shot in the chest around 7:30 pm as a noisy crowd of youths converged on the city centre, disrupting traffic and causing police to make several arrests after the fights erupted.

He was transported to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

At least two persons of interest were detained for questioning and at least two weapons were recovered.

The police completely closed the park.

Detectives are investigating.

This is a developing story.

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