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Man killed in Englewood shooting

He was in his car when two people approached and fired shots, striking him multiple times, police said.

A 4-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man were wounded in a shooting August 6, 2021, in West Garfield Park.
A man was fatally shot Jan. 31, 2021, in Englewood.
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A 25-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in Englewood on the South Side, according to police.

About 5:50 p.m., he was traveling in a vehicle when he stopped in the 7100 block of South Green Street, Chicago police said.

Two people approached his vehicle and unleashed gunfire, striking the 25-year-old multiple times, police said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

An autopsy released by Cook County medical examiner’s office Monday ruled the man’s death a homicide. He was identified as Leroy Smythe of Calumet Park.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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