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Man Shot Dead In McKinley Park Alley

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A man was shot and killed overnight near 37th and Wood streets in the McKinley Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are searching for suspects after a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the South Side’s McKinley Park neighborhood.

At 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, the 23-year-old victim was in an alley in the 3700 block of South Wood Street with other males when a gunman who was on foot shot him in the head, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

His body was found in the alley, police said.

The man shot was identified as Fernando Pineda, 23, of the 2600 block of South Homan Avenue. He was pronounced dead at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday at Stroger Hospital of Cook County, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Wentworth Area police detectives continue to investigate. The motive is unknown, and no one is in custody, Alfaro said.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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