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Man killed in Marquette Park shooting

Kevon Mitchell was in a vehicle in the 7200 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Six people were shot November 3, 2021 in Chicago.
A man was killed in a shooting Nov. 8, 2020, in Marquette Park.
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A 20-year-old man was shot dead Sunday in Marquette Park on the Southwest Side.

About 12:15 p.m., Kevon Mitchell was in a vehicle in the 7200 block of South Kedzie Avenue when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Mitchell was struck in the body and died about an hour later at a local hospital, officials said.

An autopsy released Wednesday from the medical examiner’s office ruled Mitchell’s death a homicide.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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