19-year-old Lamanta Reese dies after being shot multiple times in Englewood

Lamanta Reese was shot to death Tuesday night in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

Witnesses to the shooting told police that a male suspect with a handgun fired shots at the 19-year-old Reese at 7:47 p.m. in the 700 block of West Marquette Road, Chicago Police and Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Reese, who lived in the South Shore neighborhood, was struck multiple times, authorities said.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with gunshot wounds to his head, groin, shoulder and abdomen; and was pronounced dead there at 8:29 p.m., authorities said.

Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation, but no one was in custody as of early Thursday.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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