Man dies days after Little Village double shooting

Eric Jara, 40, was pronounced dead at 2:44 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Sinai Hospital, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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A man who was wounded in a shooting Sunday in Little Village on the Southwest Side has died.

Eric Jara, 40, was pronounced dead at 2:44 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Sinai Hospital, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

On Sunday, he was in a vehicle with a 19-year-old man about 1:25 a.m. in the 2700 block of South Drake Avenue when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Jara was struck multiple times, while the other man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg, officials said. Both men were hospitalized in critical condition at the time.

No arrests have been reported, Area Four detectives are investigating.

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