Man killed after gunman opens fire on West Side

CHICAGO — A man is dead and an investigation is underway after an overnight shooting on the city’s West Side.

Chicago police say the gunfire erupted around midnight on Friday in the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard, in East Garfield Park.

According to police, the victim, a 49-year-old man, was standing on the street in the area when someone exited a white sedan and opened fire.

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The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his head and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Currently, it is unclear what led to the gunfire and authorities say an investigation into the deadly shooting is now underway.

Authorities have not yet identified the victim and no arrests have been made.

Police were not able to provide a description of the individual or the vehicle involved.

It is the second deadly shooting that unfolded in the area overnight.

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Anyone with information on the deadly shooting is asked to contact CPD Area Three Detectives at 312-744-8263 or dial 911.

Those with information that could help authorities in their investigation can also leave a tip at Tips can be filed anonymously.

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