Man fatally shot in Park Manor ID'd as Evergreen Park resident

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A 22-year-old man shot and killed in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood Saturday night has been identified as a southwest suburban man.

Christopher Johnson was inside a vehicle parked in the 400 block of East 72nd Street about 8:40 p.m. when two people walked up and one of them shot him multiple times in the side, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An acquaintance drove him to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, police said.

Johnson, of the 2600 block of West 89th Street in Evergreen Park, was pronounced dead at the hospital less than an hour later, according to the medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.


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