Man shot to death in Chicago Lawn

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A man who was shot to death Tuesday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side has been identified.

Gerardo Rodriguez, 31, was walking northbound with a friend in the 6300 block of South Troy Street at 7:52 p.m. when shots rang out and he collapsed, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was shot in the neck, and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 8:41 p.m., authorities said.

Rodriguez lived in the 6200 block of South Francisco, a few blocks away from the shooting.

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