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Man found shot to death in Humboldt Park

Updated: September 18, 2011 7:02AM



A man was found shot to death in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood early Sunday.

A 24-year-old man was standing in the street in the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots about 2:45 a.m., police said.

Dwayne Wilks Jr., 24, of the 8300 block of South Green Street, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 3:19 a.m. after being shot in the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police said he’d been shot in the chest and back.

No one is in custody and Grand Central Area detectives are investigating.



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