CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found shot dead in the South Side Chatham neighborhood early Thursday.
Police responding to a call of shots fired at 2:05 a.m. near East 81st Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue found the 34-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head, police said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:22 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. His identity was withheld pending notification of his family.
Police said the man is affiliated with a gang.
No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.
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