Man Wounded Friday In Gang-Related Shooting Dies
CHICAGO (STMW) — A man who was shot early Friday during a gang-related shooting in the Southwest Side Scottsdale neighborhood has died.
Andres Avitia, 20, died at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn at 10:17 p.m. Friday from gunshot wounds he suffered less than a day before, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Police say Avitia, of the 4100 block of West 77th Place, was riding in a vehicle in the 7700 block of South Pulaski Road when a gray sedan pulled alongside and opened fire at 1:35 a.m.
Avitia, who was shot in the head and left shoulder, was in critical condition when his friends brought him to the hospital, police said.
No one is custody for the gang-related shooting, police said. Area Central detectives are investigating.
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