Man fatally shot in Brighton Park backyard

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Police investigate a homicide in the 3500 block of West 38th Place Sunday night. | NVP News

A man was fatally shot Sunday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Jesse C. Montes de Oca, 31, was standing in a backyard about 11 p.m. in the 3500 block of West 38th Place when someone in a silver SUV fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Montes de Oca suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:30 p.m., authorities said. He lived in Brighton Park.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation. No one was in custody early Monday.

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