Man fatally shot in West Garfield Park

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An 18-year-old man was fatally shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Friday evening, police said.

At 6:49 p.m., Faizon Smithwas in the gangway of a building in the 4500 block of West Maypole when someone fired shots from a sedan and drove away, according to the Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Smith, of the 4400 block of West Washington Boulevard, was shotin the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:26 p.m., authorities said. His death was ruled a homicide.

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