Man killed in shooting in Humboldt Park

Dariontae Adams was shot in the head in the 1000 block of North Drake Avenue, officials said.

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A person was killed when they were shot May 24, 2020, in the 1000 block of North Drake Avenue.

A person was killed when they were shot May 24, 2020, in the 1000 block of North Drake Avenue.

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A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday in Humboldt Park on the Northwest Side.

About 7:45 a.m., a ShotSpotter notification alerted police of a shooting in the 1000 block of North Drake Avenue, Chicago police said. Officers found the man with a gunshot wound to his head and notified Chicago firefighters.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The man was identified as Dariontae Adams, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation, police said.

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