Man killed in Washington Park shooting

He was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

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A fatal shooting left one man dead Oct. 24, 2020 in the 1300 block of North Harding Avenue.

A man was found fatally shot April 25, 2020, in the 300 block of East 61st Street in Washington Park.

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A 29-year-old man was found shot to death Saturday in Washington Park on the South Side.

Officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert for gunfire at 4:08 a.m. in the 300 block of East 61st Street found a man in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Chicago police. He was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

An autopsy showed Kevontay Burnett-Williams died of multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

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

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