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Man shot in head, killed in Washington Park

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A man was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side.

Earl K. Taylor, 31, was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle when someone walked up and fired multiple shots at 5:27 a.m. in the first block of East 59th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Taylor, who lived in the South Side Oakland neighborhood, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:52 a.m., authorities said.

Area Central detectives were investigating.