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Man found shot to death on Near West Side

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A man was found shot to death late Sunday in the Illinois Medical District on the Near West Side.

Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:35 p.m. and found 39-year-old Jermaine E. Blandin lying face down in the street in the 1800 block of West 14th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Blandin had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:48 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.