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Man shot to death on East Side of Chicago

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 in the 3600 block of East 99th Street in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man was killed Friday night after shots rang out on the East Side.

Jesus Gomez, 39, was standing among a group of people about 9:25 p.m. in the 3600 block of East 99th Street when two males inside a passing vehicle fired shots, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gomez, who was from the South Chicago neighborhood, suffered a gunshot wound to the back and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died at 10:09 p.m., authorities said.

No one was in custody, and Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 in the 3600 block of East 99th Street in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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