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Edgewater Man Shot To Death Over The Weekend

The incident happened in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood around 11:56 p.m. on Saturday. Alexis Perez, a 22-year-old from Edgewater, was sitting in the vehicle with the man when someone walked up to the them and fired several rounds.

According to Chicago Police, Perez received multiple shots to his side and then ran from the vehicle on foot to a nearby alleyway. He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. He was pronounced dead from those wounds at 12:57 a.m. Sunday.

The other man with Perez, who police did not identify, was struck in both his shoulders. He was also taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition.

Though authorities have ruled the death a homicide, no one is in custody at this time.


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