26-year-old Deontae Nichols found shot to death on street in Hermosa

Deontae T. Nichols was found with fatal gunshot wounds Monday evening in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Police responded to a call of a person shot at 7:44 p.m. and found the 26-year-old lying in the 1600 block of North Keystone. He was unresponsive and appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds to his body and head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Nichols was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:20 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the 4300 block of West Cortez.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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