Nathaniel Edwards found shot to death in West Englewood backyard on Christmas Eve

Nathaniel L. Edwards was fatally shot on Christmas Even in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

At 8:54 p.m., the 30-year-old Edwards was found unresponsive in a backyard in the 8900 block of South Hermitage, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Edwards, of the 10600 block of South Aberdeen Street, was shot on the left side and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead minutes later at 9:03 p.m., police and the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy Sunday ruled his death a homicide.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with expenses.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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