16-year-old Joseph Christopher Sunpongo dies in fatal North Side shooting – Monday, October 4, 2021

North Side Shooting Death of Joseph Christopher Sunpongo – Obituary

16-year-old Joseph Christopher Sunpongo has died in a fatal North Side shooting that occurred on Monday, October 4, 2021. It happened when two vehicles drove around multiple North Side neighborhoods as they fired at each other.

Joseph was a passenger in one of the vehicles, a Jeep Renegade. He was left with fatal wounds in the gunfight at about 11 p.m. in the Ravenswood neighborhood.

After the shooting, the Jeep went on to crash into a vehicle parked in the 4000 block of North Ashland Avenue. The driver fled the scene and has not been identified.

Joseph was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries at 12:26 a.m. on Tuesday. He was shot multiple times.

The shooting is still being investigated.

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