Man Shot, Killed Waiting at Stoplight

Victim shot multiple times in the side of his chest while waiting at intersection of West Fullerton and North Central avenues

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    Police investigate a shooting near the intersection of West Fullerton and North Central avenues on Friday morning.

    A man was shot and killed early Friday while he and a passenger were stopped at a red light in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

    The man, believed to be in his 20s, was driving a vehicle stopped at a stoplight in the 5600 block of West Fullerton Avenue when someone in another vehicle pulled up alongside and fired shots just after 4 a.m., police said.

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    The victim was shot multiple times in the side of his chest. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he later died, police said.

    The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could not confirm the death early Friday.

    No one was in custody as of 7 a.m.