Authorities identify man killed in North Lawndale shooting

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A 24-year-old man was shot and killed during an argument Tuesday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

Jerald Strong was arguing with another man about 1 p.m. in the 3200 block of West 15thStreet when the other man pulled out a gun and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Strong, of the 1300 block of South Christiana, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died within the hour, authorities said.

An autopsy showed he died of multiple gunshot wounds and ruled his death a homicide.


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