Uber passenger fatally shot inside vehicle on South Side

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CHICAGO -- A man was shot and killed while riding in an Uber on the South Side overnight.

The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. Monday in the 7400 block of Stony Island in the Grand Crossing neighborhood -- near Jackson Park Hospital.

A woman identifying her self as a cousin of the victim said he may have left a party nearby and got into the Uber minutes before the shooting.

A tan-colored vehicle pulled alongside the Uber and opened fire.

The 34-year-old victim was hit in the head and neck.

The Uber driver drove the victim to Jackson Park Hospital, located at 7531 S Stony Island Ave., where the passenger was pronounced dead.

The back window of the car was shot out. Police hope security cameras in the area captured images of the shooter and his car.

No one is in custody.



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