CHICAGO (STMW) — A man died Saturday after being shot in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

Officers responded at 7 a.m. to a call of a person found unresponsive in the 1500 block of North Talman Avenue, police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said.

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at 7:17 a.m. while en route to Norwegian-American Hospital, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area North detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.

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