21-year-old Ramon Flores shot to death while hanging out with friend on his front porch in Belmont Central

Ramon Flores was shot to death early Monday while hanging out on his front porch in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 12:20 a.m., the 21-year-old Flores was standing on a porch with a friend in the 2400 block of North Meade, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A male suspect fired at least 5 shots shots from across the street and Flores was hit as he and his friend tried to run, authorities said.

Flores, who lived on the same block, suffered a gunshot wound to the right arm, which penetrated his chest, authorities said.

He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced at 12:57 a.m.

Funeral services for Flores will be conducted at 5 p.m. Friday at the Alvarez Funeral Home at 2500 N. Cicero Ave.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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