Man shot to death in East Chatham

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A 22-year-old man man was shot and killed Thursday night in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

Jamar Jackson was standing on a sidewalk just before 8 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Ellis when a gray sedan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Jackson, of the 11800 block of South Michigan, was shot in the head, buttocks and right calf. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 8:18 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

Police said he had documented gang ties, police said.

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