Boy, 15, fatally shot in Lincoln Square

A teenage boy was fatally shot Monday evening in Lincoln Square, police said. No one is in custody.

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Police were called to an alley behind on 2000 block of West Farragut after people heard shots fired at 9:33 p.m., police said.

Officers found 15-year-old Esteban Luvianos at that location with a gunshot wound to his head, according to police and the medical examiner. Luvianos was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The shooting scene is less than a block from Amundsen High School. 

Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle leave the alley northbound, but no other information was available about the car.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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