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Avondale Shooting Kills Man

The shooting happened Wednesday night in the 2800 block of West Melrose Street, police said.

A man was shot to death Wednesday night in the 2800 block of West Melrose Street.
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CHICAGO — A man was gunned down Wednesday night in Avondale.

At about 10 p.m., a man was in the 2800 block of West Melrose Street when someone in a silver-colored car fired shots at him, police said. The driver of the car stopped and another man got out and fired more shots at the victim.

The victim was hit in his head. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody. An investigation was ongoing.