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Albany Park Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head

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Updated 08/05/12 – 5:16 p.m.

CHICAGO (STMW) – A 19-year-old man has died after he was shot in the head on the same street where he lived in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday.

He was in the 4900 block of North Whipple Street about 2:40 a.m. when he was shot in the head, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

Sameer Barakat, of the 4900 block of North Whipple Street, was pronounced dead at Illinois Masonic Medical center at 9:04 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area North detectives are investigating, but no one is in custody Sunday morning.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)