Man shot, killed in Humboldt Park

Deondre Williams, 21, was shot by someone in a dark-colored SUV in the 3300 bock of West Chicago Avenue, police said.

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A man died after he was shot in the chest in Humboldt Park Dec. 17, 2019.

A man died after he was shot in the chest in Humboldt Park Dec. 17, 2019.

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A 21-year-old man was killed when he was shot Tuesday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

Deondre Williams, 21, was standing on the sidewalk about 3:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Chicago Avenue when a dark-colored SUV approached him, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Someone inside the vehicle opened fire, striking him in the chest, police said.

Williams was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. The vehicle drove off eastbound on Chicago Avenue.

An autopsy found that Williams died of a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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