Chicago shooting: Man fatally shot while driving in Archer Heights, police say

Victim ID'd as Ismael Yanez, 42, coroner says

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Saturday, December 9, 2023
Man fatally shot while driving in Archer Heights: CPD
A 42-year-old man has been identifed after he was fatally shot while driving in Archer Heights Friday evening, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man died after being shot in the head while driving Friday evening in Archer Heights.

Police said the man was driving in his car around 10 p.m. near West 45th Street and South Pulaski Road when a bullet hit him in the head.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The man was identified as 42-year-old Ismael Yanez by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

It was not immediately known where the shots were fired from.

No one was in custody. Police continue to investigate.

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