A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood Monday night -- less than four blocks the home of President Barack Obama.
Cornelius German was found lying in the backyard of a home in the 5000 block of South Evans Avenue with a gunshot wound in his back about 9:40 p.m., authorities said.
German, of the 1000 block of East Hyde Park Boulevard, was pronounced dead at the scene at shortly after his body was discovered, authorities said.
Police said German was affiliated with a gang. No one was in custody early Tuesday as Area Central detectives investigated.
The Obamas’ home, in 5000 block of South Greenwood Avenue, is in the adjacent Kenwood neighborhood and stands a little under a half-mile from where German’s body was found.
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