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Man killed in Cragin drive-by

The 46-year-old man was struck in the chest and taken to Community First Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Chicago police investigate the scene September 13, 2019 where a 46-year-old man was killed in a drive-by in Cragin on the North Side.
Chicago police investigate the scene September 13, 2019 where a 46-year-old man was killed in a drive-by in Cragin on the North Side.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun Times

A 47-year-old man was killed Friday in a drive-by in Cragin on the North Side.

About 8:05 p.m., the man was driving a truck northbound in the 5100 block of West Belmont Avenue when someone inside a black SUV fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

He was rushed to Community First Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the chest but was later pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as 47-year-old Paulino Tinoco Ramirez of the Hermosa neighborhood, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy released Saturday found he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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