CHICAGO (CBS) — A 60-year-old man is dead after being shot in the head in the South Side’s Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood early Saturday.
Around 12:05 a.m., the man was walking in the alley behind the 9500 block of South University Avenue when he was shot in the head, police said.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
Police said they had not identified any witnesses to the actual shooting, but someone saw an unknown number of people running down the alley after the shots were fired.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
The victim was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, and was later pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.
He was identified as Donald Ruben of the Park Manor neighborhood.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines
No one was in custody Saturday afternoon, and Area South detectives were investigating.