Eric Banks shot to death while walking on block where he lived in Washington Park

Eric Banks was was walking on the block where he lived in the killed in the Washington Park neighborhood when he was shot to death Wednesday afternoon.

Banks, 25, was on the sidewalk about 1:51 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Wabash when someone got out of a vehicle and fired at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Banks, who lived on the same block, was shot multiple times in the back, and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:36 p.m., authorities said.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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