Tow truck driver fatally shot in Englewood

The driver was attacked in the first block of West 57th Street.

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A tow truck driver was shot and killed Sunday morning in Englewood on the South Side.

A tow truck driver attempting to provide service Sunday morning was fatally shot in Englewood on the South Side, Chicago police said.

Charlie Beltran, 27, was attempting to provide service about 3:50 a.m. in the first block of West 57th Street when someone approached and opened fire, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died, police said.

No one was in custody.

Six people, all men, have been killed in citywide gun violence since midnight Saturday.

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