Man dies nearly a week after Heart of Chicago shooting

Deshon P. Dillard was shot in the head June 2 in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road, police said.

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A man who was shot June 2, 2020, in Heart of Chicago died six days later, authorities said.

A man who was shot June 2, 2020, in Heart of Chicago died six days later, authorities said.

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A 22-year-old man who was shot last week in Heart of Chicago has died from his injuries.

He was in a vehicle about 8:30 p.m. June 2 in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road when he was shot in the head, Chicago police said.

His friends drove him to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:53 p.m. Monday, officials said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Deshon Dillard of Roseland.

Autopsy results released Friday confirmed he died from his gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

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Both men, ages 29 and 38, were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead, police said.