Man shot, killed in Edgewater

The man was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to the back, police said. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died.


First-responders work on a gunshot victim in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue in Edgewater on Tuesday. The man later died at a hospital.

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A man is dead after being shot in Edgewater on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The man, 33, was found on his back in an alley in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue, Chicago police said.


Chicago police work the scene where a man was shot in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue in Edgewater.

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He was taken to Presence St. Francis Hospital, where he was initially listed in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the back. He was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.

He was identified as Jamal Goings by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Police taped off the area shortly after the victim was found, and he was loaded into an ambulance after being covered with a white sheet.

No one is in custody, and detectives are investigating.

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