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Man shot to death in Humboldt Park

Updated: October 9, 2013 7:59AM



A 21-year-old man was found shot to death on a Humboldt Park sidewalk early Wednesday, authorities said.

Police patrolling the neighborhood heard gunshots about 12:30 a.m., said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

When they arrived in 600 block of North Springfield Avenue, they found Eddie Murphy dead on the sidewalk, having suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head, police said.

Murphy, of the 5400 block of West Iowa Street, was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:51 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigated.



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