Man fatally shot in Brighton Park

The 21-year-old was shot in the face and leg, police said.

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Four people were shot Sept. 19, 2020, in West Pullman.

A man was shot and killed June 29, 2020, in Brighton Park.

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A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Monday in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.

He was walking about 2:22 a.m. in the 4400 block of South Whipple Street when a male suspect approached him and shot him in the face and leg, Chicago police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Oscar Suarez-Perez. He lived in Worth, Ill.

No one is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.

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

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