Man shot dead in Waukegan

He died of his injuries at an area hospital.

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A 24-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Waukegan in the north suburbs.

Officers responded to reports of gunfire about 4:40 p.m. and found the man with gunshot wounds in the 2700 block of Washington Street, Waukegan police said in a statement.

Daviontae Sims-Friar of Waukegan was taken to Vista East Medical Center where he died, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.

Police said a gunman drove away and was not in custody.

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