22-year-old Manuel Salazar shot to death in Chicago’s East Side

Manuel Salazar was shot to death Friday morning in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The 22-year-old Salazar was a passenger in a vehicle at 10:18 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Avenue M when someone shot him from another vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:09 a.m., authorities said. Salazar lived in the same neighborhood as the shooting.

An autopsy found he died of a gunshot wound to the back, and his death was ruled a homicide.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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