clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Man fatally shot in South Chicago

Sun-Times file photo

A 25-year-old man was fatally shot in the South Chicago neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Laron McCoy was shot in the head about 1:15 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Burnham, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

McCoy was taken to South Shore Hospital, where he later died, authorities said. He lived in the 9700 block of South Luella.

Police said the shooting might have resulted from a drug dispute. No one was in custody Tuesday afternoon.