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Kevin Baker dies from gunshots after handing cell phone over to robbers

Kevin Baker dies after being shot on Thursday on the South Side of Chicago
Kevin Baker dies after being shot on Thursday on the South Side of Chicago
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Kevin Baker, 19, the Chicago teen who was shot in the head and abdomen on Thursday after he handed his cell phone over to robbers, died Saturday morning, according to a Chicago Tribune report on Saturday.

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The shooting occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Thursday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood as Baker was en route to his home after attending classes at Harold Washington College. Specifically, the shooting happened in the 6200 block of South Campbell Avenue in the city. After the shooting, he was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Previously, the deceased teen’s aunt – Patricia Butler - said that the robbers asked her nephew what gang he was in. He was shot before he had a chance to even answer. She asserted that her nephew was not in any gang.

Going into the weekend, in Chicago, there were a couple of other murders reported by Saturday morning.