South Shore shooting: Man fatally shot on Colfax Avenue


A man was killed in a shooting Wednesday in South Shore on the South Side, according to police.

The 21-year-old was walking in an alley about 3:11 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Colfax Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His identity has not been released by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

No arrests have been reported. Area South detectives are investigating.

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