Demarcus Adams killed in Uptown shooting

Demarcus Adams was fatally shot in the Uptown neighborhood Saturday night.

Adams, 28, was standing outside in the 4600 block of North Malden Street when a gunman walked up and shot him in the back and leg about 5:05 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.

Adams, of the 4400 block of North Racine Avenue, died at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

After the shooting, the gunman drove away in a silver car, police said.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

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

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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