From the Chicago Sun-Times:
A South Side man whose transformational story was featured in the CNN documentary “Chicagoland” was killed early Thursday, a family member said.
Family learned about Lee McCullum III’s death in the early morning hours Thursday, the young man’s grandfather, George McCullum, told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Chicago police found the 22-year-old man unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head at 12:37 a.m. in the 500 block of West 126th Street. A spokeswoman with the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed McCullum’s identity. McCullum, of 11400 block of South Yale, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
George McCullum said late Thursday morning that the young man’s father was at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.