CHICAGO (STMW) — A 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.

Andre Bradford was walking down a sidewalk in the 1600 block of West 59th Street when a male gunman opened fire about 9:15 p.m., authorities said.

Bradford, who was not conscious when first responders arrived, was struck by a bullet in the back of his head, police said.

Bradford, of the 5700 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he died at 10:22 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

No one was in custody while Area South detectives investigated.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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