Kevin Jones, 15

Kevin Jones, 15

In the wee hours of the morning on June 13th, Kevin Jones was shot in the back and killed after a fight broke out at a graduation party at an apartment in the building at 7803 South Carpenter Street in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. Kevin was at the party in a first-floor apartment when the fight broke out. Witnesses say the shooting began inside after an altercation at the party between the party’s host and at least three other men who he accused of breaking a window in his home. Three male suspects left the party and went outside. One pulled out a handgun and fired one more shot into the apartment. A bullet went through the window and struck the Kevin in the back. Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 2:15 a.m. He was pronounced dead at 2:56 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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