A 72-year-old man leaving his nephew's birthday party in Chicago was fatally shot while walking to his car, police and his family said.
Cesar Patiño was the victim of a drive-by shooting while his wife was picking up their coats from a party around 10 p.m. Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood, police said. His wife found him on the ground.
“I can't even understand it,” his son Edison Patino told the Chicago Sun-Times. “He was just going to his car.”
César Patiño, a grandfather, was originally from Ecuador and had lived in Chicago for 40 years.
“We all loved him,” Edison Patiño said. "If anyone ever needed a favor, he was always there for us."
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