Jason Balboa dies about five hours after being found shot in Little Village

Jason Balboa was found shot early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, and died about five hours later at a hospital.

Just before 5 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired found the 29-year-old lying on the ground in the 2800 block of South Pulaski, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Balboa had suffered gunshot wounds to the head and torso, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:28 a.m., authorities said. His home address was not known.

Area Central detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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