Update: The victim has been identified as 14-year-old Javion Ivy.

CHICAGO - Authorities are reporting a young teenager was shot and killed this afternoon on the city's Near West Side.

The incident happened at approximately 3:52 p.m. in the 2200 block of W. Adams Street on the city's Near West Side, a few blocks to the west of the United Center.

Police said a 14-year-old male victim was on the street when he was shot in the abdomen by an unknown offender. The teen was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Area Three Detectives are investigating.

We'll continue to update as we know more.

The Chicago Journal needs your support.

At just $20/year, your subscription not only helps us grow, it helps maintain our commitment to independent publishing and remain free from influence.