23-year-old James Morris shot to death while sitting in parked vehicle near home in North Lawndale

James Morris was shot to death Sunday morning while sitting in a minivan near his home in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

Morris, 23, was in the driver’s seat of a parked minivan in the 1300 block of South Kedzie when a silver car drove slowly by and someone inside opened fire at 10:48 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Morris, who lived about two blocks away in the same neighborhood, was shot multiple times and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:15 a.m., authorities said.

The silver car headed south on Kedzie after the shooting, police said.

No one was in custody.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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