CHICAGO (STMW) — A man died after he was shot Wednesday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.READ MORE: Five Things We Know About The Adam Toledo Police Shooting Case
He was shot in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to police.READ MORE: Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold Washington, Born 99 Years Ago Thursday
The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death Thursday morning.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Cooler Than Normal
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