CHICAGO — A 59-year-old man was shot and killed in the Lincoln Square neighborhood Wednesday morning.
According to police, it happened in the 2600 block of West Catalpa around 7 a.m. Police say the gunman got out of the passenger side of a nearby sedan and opened fire.
The gunman then got back in the car and fled eastbound down a nearby alley.
The victim was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston in serious condition. He later died as a result of his injuries.
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Wednesday’s shooting is the third Lincoln Square incident involving gunfire since Friday.
Recently, police stated they’re increasing their patrols in the area around Western and Lawrence avenues.
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