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Man Shot And Killed In Humboldt Park

CHICAGO (STMW) -- A man was shot to death in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side Tuesday morning.

Derick D. Coopwood, 21, was found at 7:08 a.m. with "numerous gunshot wounds" in an alley near the 700 block of North Spaulding Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Coopwood -- who lived a half block west in the 700 block of North Christiana -- was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:58 a.m., according to the medical examiner's office.

Police said he had documented gang ties.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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