1 shot, 1 killed in Humboldt Park

A 51-year-old man was fatally shot in the torso, and a 29-year-old man was shot in the neck.

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A 51-year-old man was killed and another man was wounded in a shooting June 1, 2020, in Humboldt Park.

Sun-Times file

A man was fatally shot and another was hurt Monday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

A 29-year-old was found lying outside a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the neck at 3:35 a.m. in the 2700 block of West Haddon Avenue, Chicago police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition.

The other man, 51, was found inside a nearby home with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced dead.

Jose Santiago died from his gunshot wound, and his death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known and investigators have not located any witnesses, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.

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