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Man killed in West Garfield Park shooting

The 49-year-old was standing outside in the first block of North Kilbourn Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the face and body, Chicago police said.

Two people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting July 5, 2021, in Washington Park.
A man was killed in a shooting May 23, 2021, in West Garfield Park.
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A man was shot and killed early Sunday in West Garfield Park.

The 49-year-old was standing outside about 12:15 a.m. in the first block of North Kilbourn Avenue when a male exited a silver sedan and began firing shots, Chicago police said.

He was struck multiple times in the face and body and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The man was identified as James Willingham of suburban Blue Island, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No one is in custody, according to police

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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