Man Found Shot To Death In Humboldt Park

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found shot to death in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood early Sunday.

A 24-year-old man was standing in the street in the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots about 2:45 a.m., police said.

Dwayne Wilks Jr., 24, of 8315 S. Green St., was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 3:19 a.m. after being shot at 4103 W. Potomac Ave., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police said he’d been shot in the chest and back.

No one is in custody and Grand Central Area detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • No News Here

    A shooting in Humboldt Park.

    I think I speak for everyone in the city when I say, “I’m shocked”.

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