Man killed in Altgeld Gardens drive-by shooting identified

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 20-year-old man died after he was shot in the face in Chicago's Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.

Police responded to a report of a drive-by shooting in the 700-block of East 131st Street just before 11 p.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds to the face and chest.

Marlin J. Dixon III, of the 13000-block of South Evans Avenue, was pronounced dead at Roseland Community Hospital at 11:33 p.m. Tuesday the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Area South detectives said the shots were fired from inside a dark-colored SUV. The vehicle was heading north as it drove away.

No one is in custody.