Police Seek Person Of Interest In Fatal Burnside Shooting

Police are looking for a man who was seen walking with a fatal shooting victim shortly before he was shot July 2, 2020, in the 800 block of East 87th Street.
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By WBBM Newsradio 780 AM & 105.9 FM

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person of interest in a fatal shooting last week in Burnside on the South Side.

Investigators released surveillance images of a man who was seen walking with the victim shortly before he was shot multiple times at about 3:16 p.m. July 2 in the 800 block of East 87th Place, according to Chicago police.

An autopsy found he died from his gunshot wounds and ruled his death a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Two detectives at 312-747-8271.

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