Man fatally shot on Lower West Side

The 58-year-old was standing on a sidewalk about 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of South Leavitt Street when someone in a white van opened fire, Chicago police said.

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A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Heart of Chicago on the Lower West Side.

The 58-year-old was standing on a sidewalk about 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of South Leavitt Street when someone in a white van opened fire, Chicago police said.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Juan Quevedo by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

There was no one in custody.

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