Jose Rios killed in Back of the Yards shooting

Jose Rios was fatally shot near his Back of the Yards area home Saturday morning.

Rios, 23, was walking with another person in the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue when a dark van pulled up, somebody exited the passenger’s side and opened fire about 6:15 a.m., authorities said.

Rios, of the 4300 block of South Paulina Street, was shot multiple times and died at Mount Sinai Hospital less than an hour later, authorities said.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating if the shooting is gang related.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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