Man fatally shot while riding through Humboldt Park

The victim, 38, was a passenger in a vehicle traveling westbound in the 3400 block of West Division Street when someone opened fire, police said.

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A man was riding as a passenger through Humboldt Park when he was fatally shot Friday.

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A man was fatally shot while riding in a vehicle Friday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

Around 9:10 p.m., the victim, 38, was a passenger in a vehicle traveling westbound in the 3400 block of West Division Street when someone opened fire from another vehicle, Chicago Police said.

The man was struck once in the face, police said.

He was taken to Humboldt Park Health Hospital by the driver of the vehicle, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Angel Figueroa.

No one was in custody.

On July 25, about a half-mile away, a man was killed in a drive-by shooting.

The 35-year-old man was hit multiple times about 5:50 p.m. in the 800 block of North Homan Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Ronnie Wade, a resident of the Tri-Taylor neighborhood.

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