61-year-old man shot to death in Chatham

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A 61-year-old man was shot to death Monday afternoon in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

At 1:18 p.m., Michael Lucas was on a front porch in the 9100 block of South Cottage Grove when someone fired shots in his direction, authorities said.

Lucas, who lived on the same block as the shooting, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Chicago Police said he was not the intended target of the shooting.

Additional information was not available as Area South detectives conduct a homicide investigation.


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