22-year-old Carlos Cortez found with fatal gunshot wounds on Back of the Yards street

Carlos Cortez was shot to death early Saturday on the street where he lived in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Officers found the 22-year-old Cortez unresponsive about 2:15 a.m. on the street in the 5300 block of South Seeley, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at Holy Cross Hospital at 2:37 a.m., police said. He lived on the same block as the shooting.

The circumstances of the shooting were not known as Area Central detectives conduct a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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