The teen was found to have several gunshot wounds and was later declared dead after being brought to University of Chicago Medical Center.
According to Chicago police, a 17-year-old boy was shot and murdered in Back of the Yards early on Saturday.
Just after midnight, a witness heard gunshots in the 700 block of West 50th Street and discovered the teenager motionless, according to police.
According to authorities, the youngster was treated to University of Chicago Medical Center for multiple gunshot wounds. Later, his death was confirmed.
As Area One investigators looked into the matter, nobody was in detention.
The police withheld additional information.