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Man fatally shot on West Side

A man who was shot in the head in the Austin neighborhood late Tuesday died hours later.

Coby Bridgeman, 29, was outside in the 5600 block of West Washington when three men approached about 10:20 p.m., authorities said.

One of the men pulled out a handgun and shot Bridgeman in the head, police said.

He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood in critical condition and died from his injuries about 3:09 a.m. Wednesday, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said.

Area North detectives launched an investigation. No one was in custody.



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