Man Found Shot Dead On South Side

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found shot dead Saturday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

Officers responded to a call of a man down at 7:05 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Ellsworth Drive, police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan said.

The man, in his 20s, was found on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head, Sullivan said. He was dead at the scene.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office was notified of the death.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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