Man Dies After West Side Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 34-year-old man is dead, the day after he was was shot multiple times on the city’s West Side.

The man was on the street on the 800 block of North St. Louis Avenue about 5:35 p.m. Monday, when a someone walked up to him with a gun and began shooting, according to a report from police News Affairs.

Marcus Bassett, 34, of an unspecified home address, was pronounced dead at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday at Stroger Hospital of Cook County, according to a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

No one was in custody as of Tuesday morning, police said.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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  • johari

    this is my riends brother and my heart goes out to her and the bassett deepest smpathy..jjohari

  • Quinola

    My prayers go out to the family. He was a good friend of mines.

  • Tisha

    R.I.P Marcus
    I am truly praying for your family..esp your children. Thank you God for allowing Marcus and I the time to talk over the past few weeks. My friend fought long and hard for his life…thank you for the spirit of forgiveness…as he had a relationship with you father and i know his is resting in peace. I will see him again. Lift up his family and friends as we all go through the emotional roller coaster of our loved one.


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