Man, 21, fatally shot in Dolton identified

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

DOLTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting near a currency exchange in south suburban Dolton.

Police said officers nearby the business in the 15000-block of Michigan City Road heard what sounded like gunshots.

Police said a 21-year-old man shot by another unknown man. After being shot, the victim got into a car driven by a woman which also had a very young child in the back seat, police said. They drove away but stopped at the intersection of Sibley and Woodlawn where an ambulance and police located them.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died of his wounds, police said. The victim was identified as James Miller of Park Forest.

The South Suburban Major Crimes Taskforce is investigating. Police are following active leads, but said the circumstances that led to the shooting are unclear at this time.

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