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SUV sought in connection with East Garfield Park killing

Police released photos of a Ford Explorer on Wednesday that is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting June 8 in East Garfield Park. | Chicago Police

Chicago Police released photos Wednesday of an SUV sought by investigators in connection with a fatal shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

A passenger in the Ford Explorer fired shots about 8:30 a.m. June 8 in the 200 block of North Hamlin that killed 26-year-old Curtis Britt as he sat in a Hyundai Santa Fe, according to Chicago Police.

Britt was struck multiple times and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:05 a.m., authorities said. Area North detectives were investigating.

A Ford Explorer SUV wanted in connection with a June 8 fatal shooting in East Garfield Park. | Chicago Police
A Ford Explorer SUV wanted in connection with a June 8 fatal shooting in East Garfield Park. | Chicago Police

The Ford, which had a temporary license plate, headed north on Hamlin after the shooting.

Anyone with information about the SUV was asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8261. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to http://www.tipsoft.com.