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Man, 80, shot to death in South Shore

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A person was arrested after shooting an 80-year-old man to death Monday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.

The elderly man was outside about 6:20 a.m. in the 2800 block of East 77th Place when someone else walked up, exchanged words with the elderly man and then shot him in the face, police said.

The 80-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the death.

The shooter was taken into custody and charges were pending Monday evening, police said.