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1 killed in Northwest Side shooting

A man was shot and killed in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning, authorities said.

The man, identified as Julio Cintron, 35, was fatally shot in the 4000 block of West Cortland Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The victim was shot just before 10 a.m. near Cortland Street and Keeler Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.

The man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County  in critical condition, Kubiak said. Cintron, of the 1900 block of North Tripp Avenue, was later declared dead from at least one gunshot wound, according to the medical examiner's office.

An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

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