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Man crashes after being fatally shot in Lawndale: Police

About 9:50 a.m. he was sitting in the driver-side of a vehicle in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt Road, talking to someone standing on his passenger-side, when someone wearing a black surgical mask and black hoodie with a design on it fired shots at him.

A man was shot dead Oct. 22, 2020, in Chatham.
A 46-year-old man crashed after he was fatally shot Sept. 20, 2020, in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt Road.
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A 46-year-old man crashed and struck a person Sunday after he was fatally shot in Lawndale on the West Side, according to Chicago police.

About 9:50 a.m., he was sitting in the driver-side of a vehicle in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt Road, talking to someone standing on his passenger-side, when someone wearing a black surgical mask and black hoodie with a design on it fired shots at him, police said.

The man sped off and struck a parked vehicle, which then struck a person waiting for the bus in the 3200 block of West Roosevelt Road, police said. The person received minor injuries.

The man who was shot was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Myrio Shields, of West Garfield Park. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

The alleged shooter was last seen running to a vehicle that fled the scene, police said.

Chicago police are investigating.

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