Police: Man dies after Portage Park shooting

SHARE Police: Man dies after Portage Park shooting
Screen_Shot_2015_10_12_at_8.01.27_PM.png

Sun-Times file

A man died after being shot Monday evening in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

About 6 p.m., the 24-year-old was walking in the 5600 block of West Byron when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the back, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

A police source said the victim is a documented gang member.

The Latest
It happens all over Chicago. Some folks offer a perfunctory “everyone supports housing” statement before angrily demonstrating that they are, in fact, not meaningfully supportive of new housing.
Man is upset that she’ll be standing up at the service along with her ex.
The lack of a defined, public strategy isn’t a criticism of city officials. The goal is to show that Chicago can embrace protest and the exercise of free speech rights.
If Democrats wanted to change the rules for nominating candidates, they should have waited until 2025, a non-election year. Even then, it would need some lively debate. Oh, wait, maybe that’s what they were trying to avoid.
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.