Man dies after showing up at hospital with bullet wounds

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A man who showed up at a hospital after being shot Tuesday night in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood has died.

At 9:53 p.m., officers were told a person was dropped off at Trinity Hospital who was shot, according to Chicago police.

Nathan Thomas, a 34-year-old man who lived in Burnside, had gunshot wounds in his right flank and hip and was in critical condition.

Using shot spotting technology, officers determined Thomas was shot in the 9100 block of South Ellis, police said.

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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Thomas was transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead just after midnight, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday.

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a homicide about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the 9100 block of South Ellis Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A pair of keys were left on the street near the shell casings. A bike was also abandoned nearby.

Area South detectives were investigating.

Justin Jackson contributed reporting.

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