Joel Bentley fatally shot in Walgreens parking lot in Clearing

Joel Bentley was fatally shot in a Walgreens parking lot early Saturday in the Clearing neighborhood.

Bentley, 30, was in the parking lot on the southwest corner of West 63rd Street and South Austin Avenue when he was shot in the abdomen just before 1 a.m., police said.

Bentley, 30, of the 5000 block of South Keating Avenue, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 5:46 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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