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Chicago Lawn Shooting Kills Man, 26, Standing Outside

The shooting happened in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue

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CHICAGO — A 26-year-old man was gunned down in Chicago Lawn on Sunday night.

At 9:18 p.m., the man was standing on the sidewalk in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue when someone walked up to him and fired shots, police said.

The man was hit in his head and he was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

No further information was immediately available.