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Man Shot To Death In West Pullman

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Police investigate after a man was shot to death early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood. / Photo from NVP News Video

Police investigate after a man was shot to death early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood. / Photo from NVP News Video

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was shot to death early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The 29-year-old was walking with a friend in the 400 block of West 117th Street a few minutes after midnight when shots were fired, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The man, who lived in the 11000 block of South Lowe Avenue, was shot in the head and chest and taken to Roseland Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The 29-year-old’s name was withheld early Sunday pending notification of family members, a representative for the medical examiner’s office said.

His friend was uninjured, Alfaro said.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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