Man dies after New Year’s Day shooting in Bedford Park
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A man died Sunday evening of gunshot wounds suffered on New Year’s Day in southwest suburban Bedford Park.
Officers responded at 3:27 a.m. Jan. 1 to a call of shots fired in the 6600 block of South Cicero Avenue, according to Bedford Park police.
They found 25-year-old Willie Reeves unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Reeves was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 5:26 p.m. Sunday, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Police said Reeves was a Chicago resident, but the medical examiner’s office listed his home address in the 500 block of Donna Drive in Rockford.
Several people were held during the investigation, but later released, police said.
Bedford Park police are investigating along with the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force.