Police shut down Millennium Park after teen shot and killed

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

The teen was shot in the chest around 7:30 p.m. as rowdy crowds of youths converged downtown, disrupting traffic and prompting police to make multiple arrests after fights broke out.

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

At least two persons of interest were questioned 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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