Larry Lee, 52, fatally shot in West Garfield Park

A 52-year-old man was shot to death in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

Larry Lee was shot in the 700 block of South Springfield Avenue about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

Witnesses told police they heard shots and saw the man lying on the ground, police said.

Lee, of the 3800 block of West Polk Street, died at Mount Sinai Hospital at 11:02 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A Thursday autopsy confirmed Lee died of a gunshot wound to the back and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area North detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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