Chicago blues fixture Eric “Guitar” Davis has been killed at 41. The guitarist, who had recently signed a deal with Delmark Records, was found behind the wheel of a vehicle on Chicago’s South Side. From The Blues Magazine:

(Davis) who was given his first guitar lesson by Buddy Guy, was found dead in his car with bullet wounds in his neck and torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 6am.

Read more at The Blues right here and at Billboard right here.