Updated: January 28, 2014 6:35AM
A man was shot and killed Christmas Day in Markham, authorities said.
Willie Matthews, 36, suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the 2000 block of West 163rd Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Matthews, whose home address has not yet been released, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he died at 3:54 a.m. Wednesday, the medical examiner’s office said.
An autopsy Thursday found he died of a gunshot woswund and ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.
Markham police are investigating the shooting but could not provide additional details Thursday afternoon.