Man, 57, fatally shot after refusing to allow home invaders into West Side home

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CHICAGO — A man was shot and killed in an attempted home invasion on the city's West Side, according to police.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. Sunday in the 4100 block of West Potomac Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Carl Washington, 57, was sitting on his front porch when four men approached him through a gangway. The suspects attempted to force him at gunpoint into his home. When Washington refused, police said, one of the suspects shot him, hitting him in the armpit.

Washington was brought in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The suspects fled the scene in a gray Mercury sedan.

No suspects are in custody.

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