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Teen Shot and Killed Sunday

A teen is dead after being fatally shot near his home on Sunday.

Montreal Montgomery was killed just before 6 p.m. Sunday night after being shot in the upper torso by an unknown person.

The 17-year-old, of the 6500 block of South Talman Avenue, was a junior at Gage Park high school said a Chicago Public Schools spokesperson.

The shooting happened on the 6500 block of West 65th and South Rockwell Streets.

A man identifying himself as Montgomery’s stepfather said the boy had no issues with anyone, and had been home most of the day Sunday.

Montgomery was an aspiring rapper and singer; he hoped to make it big one day.