Man Shot To Death Sitting On Park Bench

CHICAGO (WBBM) – Police are looking for the person who shot and killed a man sitting on a park bench in Hamilton Park, on the city’s South Side.

It was Friday at 9:30 p.m. when the gunman fired the fatal bullet from behind the Hamilton Park Field House. It struck Tyrone Robertson, 20, of the 10600 block of South Wentworth Avenue, in the neck.

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He was pronounced dead within an hour at Saint Bernard Hospital. Wentworth Area detectives say Robertson had both gang affiliation and a police record.

No one was able to get a good look at the gunman, who escaped the area on foot.

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