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Man shot to death while driving tow truck in South Chicago

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A tow truck driver was killed in a shooting Wednesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Jose Antonio Jimenez, 32,was driving a 2006 Chevrolet tow truck south in the 8800 block of South Houston at 8:35 p.m. when someone fired shots in his direction, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Hesuffered multiple gunshot wounds to the left side of his abdomen and drove to the 9100 block of South South Chicago, where the truck crashed through a wrought iron fence, police said.

Jimenez was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:20 p.m., authoritiessaid. He lived in southwest suburban Evergreen Park.

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