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Man killed in East Garfield Park shooting

Kenneth Burks, 56, was in a vehicle about 7:05 p.m. when someone in another vehicle pulled up next to him in the 3300 block of West Huron Street and opened fire, officials said.

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A man was killed in a shooting Saturday in East Garfield Park on the West Side.

Kenneth Burks, 56, was in a vehicle about 7:05 p.m. when someone in another vehicle pulled up next to him in the 3300 block of West Huron Street and opened fire, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Burks was struck in the head and arm, and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

An autopsy Sunday said Burks died of multiple gunshot wounds, and ruled his death a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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