Man fatally shot in Rogers Park overnight

The victim was shot at the corner of Clark and Greenleaf in Rogers Park. | Multiplottr

Chicago — A 23-year-old man was shot and killed on a Rogers Park street corner overnight, according to Chicago police.

Officers responded to the area of Clark and Greenleaf around 1:45 a.m. after 911 callers reported shots fired. A passerby discovered the victim lying in the 1700 block of West Greenleaf.

The police said the man suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and leg. He was pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital shortly after 2 a.m.

Few other details are known. Officers did not radio any suspect descriptions or witness accounts of the shooting. Police placed evidence markers next to about a dozen shell casings. An officer said they also found part of a handgun and a phone at the crime scene.

The victim is the second person to be shot in Rogers Park this year. He is the neighborhood’s first murder victim of 2023.

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