From Detective Shaved
A man's body with a gunshot wound was discovered this morning inside a vehicle following a house fire in the city's West Beverly neighborhood on the South Side.
Firefighters were called to the 2-story brick home in the 10200 block of South California Avenue just before 6 a.m., Chicago Fire Department officials said.
After quickly dousing the flames, authorities discovered the unidentified man's body inside a vehicle at the scene with an apparent gunshot wound, Chicago police said.
It was unclear if the wound was the result of a homicide or suicide, police said.
Fire officials remained at the fire scene, performing cleanup, while a police death investigation was under way, authorities said.