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Man found shot to death in pickup in Chicago Heights

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A 50-year-old man from northwest Indiana was found shot to death inside a pickup truck early Thursday in south suburban Chicago Heights.

Officers responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the in the 1600 block of Portland Avenue about 2:45 a.m. found Brian McGee unresponsive inside the blue Ford pickup with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Chicago Heights police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Emergency crews tried to revive McGee but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 3 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the 100 block of Illinois Street in La Crosse, Indiana.

Chicago Heights police and the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the death, which was ruled a homicide. Anyone with information should call detectives at (708) 756-6422.