Man shot to death in parked vehicle in Lawndale

Someone in a nearby house heard the shots and called 911 after seeing bullet holes in the vehicle’s windows, police said.

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A man was shot to death while sitting in a parked vehicle Oct. 2, 2019, in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Street.

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A man was shot to death Wednesday in Lawndale on the West Side.

Justin McGhee, 22, was shot multiple times at 8:36 a.m. while sitting in a running, parked vehicle in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone in a nearby house heard the shots and called 911 after seeing bullet holes in the vehicle’s windows, authorities said.

McGhee was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with three gunshot wounds to the left arm, a gunshot wound to the chest and a gunshot wound to the leg, authorities said. He was later pronounced dead. He lived blocks away from where he was shot.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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