Crispin Coliz of Cherry Hill fatally shot while driving away from argument in convenience store in Belmont Heights

Crispin Coliz Jr. of southwest suburban Cherry Hill was shot to death Friday night in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Just after 10 p.m., the 28-year-old Coliz got into an argument with two men inside a convenience store, Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

When Coliz got into a vehicle and started driving away, the two others followed in a light-colored SUV. They pulled alongside Coliz’ vehicle in the 7200 block of West Grace and opened fire, hitting him in the side of the head, police said.

Coliz, who lived in the 4800 block of Rotary Road in Cherry Hill, was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where he was pronounced dead at 10:39 p.m., authorities said.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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