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Man fatally shot in Ford Heights

Anthony D. Cook, 25, was shot in the head in the 1100 block of Seeley Avenue in Ford Heights, authorities said.

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A man died a day after he was shot in south suburban Ford Heights.

Cook County sheriff’s police responded to reports of the shooting at 12:18 a.m. Monday near 11th Street and Seeley Avenue in Ford Heights, according to the sheriff’s office.

They arrived to find 25-year-old Anthony D. Cook lying on the ground in the 1100 block of Seeley with a gunshot wound to his head, authorities said.

Cook, who lived in Richton Park, died at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Investigators found shell casings nearby and officers with other agencies responded to assist with crowd control near the scene, the sheriff’s office said.

The investigation is ongoing, according to the sheriff’s office.

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