25-year-old Exavian Davis dies two days after shooting in East Garfield Park neighborhood

Two days after he was shot in the head, Exavian C. Davis died from wounds inflicted during a drug deal in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.

The shooting happened Saturday at about 2:45 p.m., when the 25-year-old Davis “was involved in a narcotics related transaction” and someone he knew pulled out a gun and shot him in the head in the 3900 block of West Van Buren, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:39 a.m. Monday, authorities said. He lived about two blocks from where he was shot.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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