Man Shot Dead On Broadway In Edgewater
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CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead after being shot on busy Broadway in the Edgewater neighborhood.
The 21-year-old man – identified as David White – was shot multiple times in the 6100 block of North Broadway, between Glenlake and Granville avenues, around 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Friends drove White several blocks south to the 5600 block of North Winthrop Avenue, where they flagged down police.
Meanwhile, White, of the 5100 block of North Oakley Avenue, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead at 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
On the stretch where the shooting happened, Broadway is a busy four-lane road with heavy traffic. Police have not indicated whether there were any witnesses on the road.
Subsequent reports have indicated that the locations referenced by police might have been reversed, and that White was shot on Winthrop Avenue, while his friends flagged down police on Broadway.
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.