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Carlos Cortez, 22, Shot And Killed In Back Of The Yards

By Tanveer Ali | September 9, 2017 8:44am | Updated on September 15, 2017 11:44am

CHICAGO — A 22-year-old man was shot dead in a Back of the Yards street early Saturday morning, police said.

Police responded to a call in the 5300 block of South Seeley Avenue around 2:18 a.m. and found a man shot multiple times. The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital.

Carlos Cortez, of the same block where he was shot, was pronounced dead at 2:37 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. An autopsy showed Cortez died from multiple gunshot wounds in a homicide.

No one is in custody and police said the incident might have been gang-related.