Man, 21, shot to death in Englewood

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A man was shot to death Wednesday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

Miguel D. Ford, 21, was sitting in his vehicle about 2:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Paulina when another male walked up and pulled out a gun, according to Chicago Police.

Ford tried to drive away as the shooter fired and he was struck in the back. His vehicle then crashed into a tree and overturned. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 2:44 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Ford lived in southwest suburban Romeoville.

A 17-year-old boy who was also in the vehicle at the time was taken to Christ Medical Center with minor injuries related to the crash, police said.

Police said the crash and shooting were not believed to be related to an attempted carjacking, despite initial reports.

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