Evanston man shot to death Tuesday night

Marissa Page, City Editor

A 20-year-old Evanston man was fatally shot Tuesday night, police said.

Police identified the man as Benjamin Bradford-Mandujano.

Evanston police said officers responded to shots fired calls in the 1300 block of Darrow Avenue at approximately 9 p.m. Upon arriving at the scene, police located Bradford-Mandujano, who had been shot in the head and torso.

Bradford-Mandujano was transported to Evanston NorthShore University Hospital for treatment, but eventually succumbed to his injuries about two hours later, police said.

EPD said department detectives are investigating the shooting in partnership with the North Regional Major Crimes task force. Police said preliminary investigations indicate the shots might have been targeted at the 20-year-old. No other information is being disclosed at the time.

This story was updated with the name of the victim at 8:30 p.m.

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