Driver fatally shot in Englewood

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Police investigate a shooting about 12:15 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 in the 2000 block of West 71st Street in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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A man died early Friday after he was shot while driving in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, according to police.

About 12:15 a.m., Jontrell Johnson, 24, was driving in the 2000 block of West 71st Street when another vehicle pulled up and two people inside started shooting at him, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Johnson, who lived in the neighborhood, was shot in the head and crashed into a gate, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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Police investigate a shooting about 12:15 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 in the 7100 block of Seeley Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 12:15 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 in the 7100 block of Seeley Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

An officer investigates a fatal shooting about 12:15 a.m. June 1, 2018 in the 7100 block of Seeley Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

An officer investigates a fatal shooting about 12:15 a.m. June 1, 2018 in the 7100 block of Seeley Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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