Mario Cousins dies 12 hours after being shot in the head in East Garfield Park

A man who died Monday evening after being critically wounded in a shooting Sunday morning in East Garfield Park has been identified as 20-year-old Mario Cousins.

Cousins was sitting on a porch in the 3600 block of West Lexington about 6:45 a.m. when a male walked up and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:12 p.m. Monday, authorities said. He lived in the 5000 block of West Huron.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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