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49-year-old man shot dead in West Garfield Park

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A 49-year-old man was shot to death Friday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, Chicago Police said.

Michael Hillard was standing on the sidewalk about 9 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Jackson when someone walked up and shot him in his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Area North detectives were investigating Hillard’s slaying. He lived in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.