CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found shot to death on the street in the South Shore neighborhood early Thursday, according to police.

The 25-year-old was found about 3:20 a.m. lying in the street in the 7800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard with a gunshot wound to his chest, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

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