23-year-old Marcus Childs found shot to death in vehicle in Washington Heights

Marcus Childs was found shot to death Tuesday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Officers responding to a call of a person shot at 8:26 p.m. found the 23-year-old in the 1000 block of West 103rd Street, according to Chicago Police.

Childs was found unresponsive in a vehicle, according to Toya Smith, the victim’s aunt.

He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:54 p.m. He lived in south suburban Calumet City.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office listed Childs as 29 years old and said he lived in West Englewood.

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

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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