Man found shot to death after exchanging gunfire in West Humboldt Park

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A 33-year-old man was foundshot to death early Sunday after exchanging gunfire with a group of people in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

At 1:54 a.m., Tyrell Smithwas parking his vehicle in a garage in the 4000 block of West Iowa when a group of people blocked him in and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Smith, a concealed carry permit holder, returnedfire, but was later found outside of his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head.

Smithwas pronounced deadat the scene at 2:12 a.m., authorities said.He lived in the same block as the shooting.

A gun was recovered at the scene, police said.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives conducted a homicide investigation.

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