Man fatally shot in Gresham

Officers found the Rashad Wells, 43, on the ground with a gunshot wound to the face, Chicago police said.

Crime scene tape. Stock photo.

A man was shot dead Feb. 13, 2021, in Gresham.

Sun-Times file

A man was killed in a shooting Saturday in Gresham on the South Side.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 8:10 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Loomis Boulevard and found the 43-year-old on the ground with a gunshot wound to his face, Chicago police said. 

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

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the the man as Rashad Wells, of South Chicago. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Area Two detectives are investigating. 

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