Food delivery driver killed in Near West Side shooting, Chicago police say

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Food delivery driver killed in Near West Side shooting: CPD
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Chicago police said the 57-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle when a gunman walked up and shot him.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A food delivery driver was fatally shot during a possible robbery Monday night on Chicago's Near West Side, officials said.

The 57-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle in the 1300-block of West Grenshaw Street about 8:30 p.m. when two suspects walked up to him and fired shots, Chicago police said.

Chicago fire officials took the driver to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest, but he later died, police said.

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CPD said they did not know if this was a robbery or vehicular hijacking attempt.

His distraught family said they're still not sure what happened to Qiaoming Shao.

Neighbors said a blue sedan pulled up behind the delivery driver before the shots were fired.

There is no one in custody.