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Man, 51, shot to death in Back of the Yards

A man was shot to death early Wednesday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Bruce E. Smith, 51, was arguing with another male in the 5100 block of South Honore at 12:35 a.m. when the male pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Officers found Smith lying in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, authorities said.

Smith, who lived on the same block, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:55 a.m., authorities said. His death was ruled a homicide.