CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was stabbed to death in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood early Saturday.

The man, 28, was stabbed in the chest about 12:25 a.m. in the 1200 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. Responding police officers found him unresponsive on the sidewalk.

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Marlon L. Vaughn, of the 3400 block of West Douglas Boulevard, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 1 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

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Area Central detectives are investigating.

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