Man shot to death near Metra tracks in Bellwood
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A man was killed in a shooting Saturday morning near the Metra tracks in west suburban Bellwood.
About 11 a.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 4600 block of North Railroad Avenue but failed to find anyone who had been wounded, according to a statement from Bellwood police.
Meanwhile, 38-year-old Chancey Dampier was being driven to Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park after being struck by the gunfire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at 11:10 a.m.
An autopsy conducted Sunday found Dampier died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the Gresham neighborhood.
Police originally reported that Dampier lived in west suburban Berkeley and that his first name was spelled Chauncy.