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Man found with fatal gunshot wound in Brighton Park alley

2900 block of West Pershing | Google Maps

A man was shot to death Friday morning in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Dylan Zavala, 18, was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 8:10 a.m. in an alley in the 2900 block of West Pershing, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died, authorities said. Zavala lived in the Douglas Park neighborhood.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.