CHICAGO — Chicago police say a homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead on the city’s East Side.

Around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, a man was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head in the 9900 Block of S. Ave.

The man was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation. No other injuries have been reported.

No one is in custody.

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