Police: Man Shot to Death While Driving Tow Truck in South Chicago

A tow truck driver was killed in a shooting Wednesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.

About 8:35 p.m., the 32-year-old was driving a 2006 Chevrolet tow truck south in the 8800 block of South Houston when someone fired shots in his direction, according to Chicago Police. 

The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the left side of his abdomen and drove to the 9100 block of South South Chicago, where the truck crashed through a wrought iron fence, police said.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately provide information on the fatality.

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