(CBS) — A man died after he was shot in the chest in the Uptown neighborhood Monday night, police said.
A teenage boy reportedly fired shots at the victim in the 1200 block of West Leland before fleeing on foot, Chicago Police say.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed While Playing On Front Porch In Markham
The man, who was shot in the chest, was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He was later pronounced dead, police said.READ MORE: Fraternity Chapter At Northwestern University Under Cease-And-Desist Order Amid Drugging Claims; Student Who Claims She Was Drugged Comes Forward In Op-Ed
The Uptown Starbucks at Lawrence and Broadway was the scene of a fatal shooting Nov. 2. A drug deal preceded that incident, police have said. A 12-year-old boy was among two others wounded.
Sources tell CBS 2 Monday’s shooting could be linked to the drug-related shooting at Starbucks, part of a drug-turf struggle.MORE NEWS: More Shootings In The Loop So Far This Year Than In All Of 2020; Downtown Area Community Leaders Call For Prevention
“Quite honestly, the last month or so, it just seems like it’s gotten out of hand,” Uptown resident Paul LeFebvre, who has lived in the neighborhood for nine years, tells CBS 2.