Motorist fatally shot during armed robbery attempt in Calumet Heights

The 20-year-old man was shot in his head as he tried to flee early Monday morning, police said.

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A man has died after being shot during an armed robbery attempt in the Calumet Heights neighborhood early Monday, police said.

Daemond Taj Russell 20, was in a car in the 1600 block of East 95th Street when someone tried to rob him about 12:15 a.m., witnesses told Chicago police. He tried to drive away, but the robbers fired shots.

He was shot in his head and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No arrests have been made, and detectives are investigating.

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