Person found shot dead in Gresham

Officers found the 25-year-old with a gunshot wound to his head Friday morning in the 7800 block of South Bishop Avenue.

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A 25-year-old was shot and killed Friday morning in Gresham on the South Side.

Officers found Brian Ulmer, 25, with a gunshot wound to the head around 6:30 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Bishop Avenue, Chicago police said.

Ulmer was taken to Holy Cross Hospital and pronounced dead.

A police spokesperson was unable to provide additional details.

At least 25 other people have been killed in the Auburn Gresham community area so far this year, according to Sun-Times data. It’s the 9th most violent neighborhood of the 15 areas the city singled out last year for additional anti-violence resources and programs.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

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