Man, 25, killed in Uptown shooting

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A 25-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

Gregory Sims got into an argument in the 4500 block of North Kenmore about 2:45 p.m. with a man who pulled out a gun and shot him five times in the chest and twice in the right leg, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The shooter then ran through a gangway and took off in a black vehicle, police said.

Sims was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 4:35 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 7800 block of South May.

Police said the shooting was thought to be gang-related.

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