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Man fatally shot at red light in Old Irving Park

The 35-year-old was stopped at a red light about 3 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Irving Park Road when someone inside a black SUV opened fire, striking him in the chest and right side, police said.

A man was shot to death Dec. 18 on the Northwest Side.
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A man was fatally shot early Saturday morning at a red light in Old Irving Park on the Northwest Side.

Richard Robinette, 35, was stopped at a red light about 3 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Irving Park Road when someone inside a black SUV opened fire, striking him in the chest and right side, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He then struck a parked car a block away, police said. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No one was in custody.