11-year-old found dead inside residence on Far South Side

Area South detectives are investigating the scene of a home where an 11-year-old boy was found dead overnight.

Three individuals are being questioned and police believe it is those who perhaps were near the area where the incident happened or live nearby. Chicago Police confirmed detectives are conducting an ongoing homicide investigation of an 11-year-old African American child.  He was pronounced dead inside a home on the 900th block of West 119th Street with blunt force trauma to his head. 

Chicago Fire and Police responded to an EMS call around 1 a.m. this morning. The person who called is unknown at this time; police say it's too early in the investigation to make conclusions on what might have lead up to the incident.