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32-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Punched in Head During Fight

The man was fighting with another individual he knew when he was punched in the eye several times

A 32-year-old was beaten to death Saturday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

He was fighting with a male he knew at 2:31 a.m. inside the first floor of an apartment building in the 2300 block of West Augusta, according to Chicago police.

The male punched the 32-year-old in the left eye several times, knocking him to the ground, police said. He was rushed to St. Mary Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No one is in custody, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the fatality.

Police are searching for a group targeting people’s cell phones in the Gold Coast neighborhood. NBC 5’s Lisa Chavarria has the details. 
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