Man dies day after shot in head on SW Side

A man died Friday after he was shot in the head Thursday afternoon in the McKinley Park neighborhood, authorities said.

He was shot about 12:20 p.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of South Western Avenue in the McKinley Park neighborhood. A day later, he succumbed to his injuries.

He was identified as 20-year-old Shavonte Howard, of the 5300 block of South Hoyne Avenue, by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at 2:47 p.m. Friday at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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