Man fatally shot in East Garfield Park identified
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A man who died after he was shot early Tuesday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified.
Youman McKenzie, 23, was shot in the shoulder and left thigh about 2:20 a.m. in the 500 block of South Central Park, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Witnesses said they saw the man exchange fire with another person, police said. A weapon was recovered at the scene.
McKenzie, of the 7000 block of South Winchester, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:55 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.