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Man, 26, shot dead in Humboldt Park

He was shot in the head and knee and was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Two people were shot, one fatally, May 2, 2021, in Humboldt Park.
A man was shot and killed Sept. 14, 2020, in Humboldt Park.
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A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

He was in his vehicle about 5:40 a.m. in the 2900 block of West Chicago Avenue when another vehicle pulled up, Chicago police said. The man and a suspect both got out, and the man was shot in the head and knee.

The suspect sped off, and the man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Lazaro Vazquez of Berwyn.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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