Medical Examiner: Man found in burning car had been shot multiple times

Medical Examiner: Man found in burning car had been shot multiple times
Multiple units responded to the 2500 block of East 109th Street to investigate a car fire. (Source: Google Maps)
Multiple units responded to the 2500 block of East 109th Street to investigate a car fire. (Source: Google Maps)

The

announced Tuesday the 19-year-old man found in a burning car on the city's east side had been shot multiple times.

Maceo Ellington was found dead outside of 2510 East 109

th

Street on Sunday.

Originally, the

responded to a structure fire at the location.

Police say upon arrival, fire crews located a vacant home and a vehicle in the rear of the home, both on fire. After the vehicle fire was extinguished, the body of Ellington was discovered inside. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner says the cause of death were the multiple gunshot wounds to Ellington's chest, not the car fire.

There are no arrests.

If anyone has information related to this incident, they are urged to contact the homicide unit at 216-623-5464.

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