Man shot to death in Chicago Lawn

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A man was shot to death Wednesday morning in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Edwin Cook, 19, was standing on the sidewalk in the 6600 block of South Oakley about 9 a.m. when a black four-door vehicle pulled up and an armed male got out and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was shot “numerous” times, police said. Officers found him when they responded to a call of shots fired.

Cook, who lived in the 6600 block of South Bell, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.

A police source said the man was on probation for a weapons charge and was next scheduled to appear in court in February.

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