Reggis Washington, 16, of the 7000 block of South Wabash Avenue, was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m. at Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, after being shot on Chicago's South Side, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office. About 7:35 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2010, officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 6900 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said. When they arrived, officers found Washington lying in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to his upper back, police said. Witnesses told police they saw Washington running before he collapsed. No one is in custody for the shooting. Police are investigating.
Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman Monique Bond said Washington was a sophomore at Innovations High School of Arts Integration with Youth Charter Connection School.