Man fatally shot in driveway of Dolton home

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DOLTON, Ill. — A man was shot and killed while sitting inside his vehicle in the driveway of his home in south suburban Dolton.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 15200 block of South Greenwood Avenue.

Neighbors say they heard between four and six gunshots.

The man reportedly pulled into his driveway when someone opened fire. He was shot at least two times, one of the bullets reportedly struck him in the head.

The man was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The shooter fled the scene.

Police are searching for a suspect and haven’t said if they have a motive in the shooting.

The victims’s name has not yet been released.

The Illinois State Police, Cook County Sheriff’s office, and the south suburban major crimes task force are all assisting in the investigation.

“I’m asking the neighbors and residents of Dolton to check your security cameras and see if you have any images or anything with anybody discharging his weapon, turn that over to the Dolton police Department,” said community activist Andrew Holmes.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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