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Man shot to death in Humboldt Park identified

A man fatally shot while he was in a vehicle early Wednesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. | Network Video Productions

A man shot to death early Wednesday inside a car in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side has been identified as Mario Ramirez Jr.

Officers responding to reports of shots fired at 12:08 a.m. in the 1100 block of North Pulaski found the 35-year-old inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound, according to Chicago Police.

Ramirez, of the 1800 block of North Tripp, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:18 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy showed he died of a gunshot wound to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.