Death of man found in burning car in West Pullman ruled a homicide

Officers responded to a car fire in the 12000 block of South Yale Avenue and found a male unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head, Chicago police said.

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A person was fatally shot Jan. 23, 2021, in West Pullman.

A person was fatally shot Jan. 23, 2021, in West Pullman.

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The death of an 18-year-old man found in a burning car in January in West Pullman has been ruled a homicide.

Mondo Lee of suburban Lansing was shot in his head about 8:45 p.m. Jan. 23, according to autopsy results released by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Officers responded to a car fire in the 12000 block of South Yale Avenue and found him unresponsive with a gunshot wound, Chicago police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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