Man shot to death Friday in Washington Park identified

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A 47-year-old man who was found shot to death Friday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood has been identified.

Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the 5400 block of South Indiana at 11:55 a.m. found Michael Harmon unresponsive in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Harmon, of the 1200 block of West 73rd Street, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:18 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

Witnesses told investigators they saw a man with dreadlocks running from the scene, police said.

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

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