Troy Burtin fatally shot in East Garfield Park

Troy Burtin was shot and killed early Wednesday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

Officers responding to a call of a person shot at 12:20 a.m. in the 2700 block of West Lexington found the 25-year-old unresponsive on a sidewalk with gunshot wounds to the head, chest and groin, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Burtin, of the 2800 block of West Polk, was pronounced dead at the scene minutes later, authorities said.
Police are investigating whether the shooting was gang-related.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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