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Man Slain In South Side Drive-By

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A 24-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting on the South Side Wednesday night.

Ashton Pugh was on the sidewalk in the 8900 block of South May Street when shots were fired from a dark-colored sedan driving by about 9:15 p.m., authorities said.

Pugh, whose home address was not released, was shot in the abdomen and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he died about 9 p.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police believe the attack was gang-related, police said.

No one was in custody as 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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