Man fatally shot in University Village after argument ID'd, authorities say

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Sunday, February 18, 2024
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A person died at a hospital after being shot Saturday afternoon in University Village, according to police.

The shooting happened at the 1900-block of West Hastings Street at around 6:32 p.m. on the West Side.

The 19-year-old victim got into an argument with a man who allegedly shot him in the chest and shoulder after, police said.

The victim was sent to a local hospital where he later died Saturday night.

He was later identified as Damian Gomez, the Cook County Medical Examiner said.

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It is unknown if the men knew each other before the deadly shooting.

Nobody is in custody.

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