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Man fatally shot in Chatham store

A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

Glenn Houston Jr., 23, was inside a store in the 400 block of East 79th Street at 3:17 p.m. when someone walked in and fired several shots before running away, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The man was shot in the chest several times.

Houston Jr., of the 7700 block of South Rhodes, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m., authorities said.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday.