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3 Questioned In Fatal Chicago Lawn Shooting

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CHICAGO (STMW) – Three men are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting early Monday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the South Side.

The man, 23, was walking on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West 72nd Place about midnight when an unknown male exited a dark-colored sedan and fired at him, hitting him in the stomach, police said.

He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 5:15 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Three suspects are being questioned in connection with the shooting, police said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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