Man found fatally shot in Englewood

The 29-year-old was found in front of a home with a gunshot wound to his face, police said.

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A man was shot dead Aug. 20, 2020, in the 2000 block of West Marquette Road.

A man was shot dead Aug. 20, 2020, in the 2000 block of West Marquette Road.

Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file

A man was killed in a shooting Thursday in Englewood on the South Side.

Officers responded to reports of a person shot about 5 p.m. in the 2000 block of West Marquette Road and found the 29-year-old unresponsive in front of a home, Chicago police said.

The man had a gunshot wound to his face and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Amos Tye of Marquette Park. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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