Andres Davila dies a week after being shot while riding in vehicle in Back of the Yards

Andres G. Davila suffered gunshot wounds while riding in a vehicle in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the Southwest Side on August 5. A week later, he died of those injuries.

The 31-year-old Davila was riding in a vehicle at 5:44 a.m. Aug. 5 in the 2200 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone outside the vehicle opened fire, striking him in the head and neck, and damaging a rear window, police said.

The driver of the vehicle took Davila to Holy Cross Hospital, and he was later transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 11:02 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Davila lived a few blocks away from the shooting in the Gage Park neighborhood.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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