Man shot dead in Roseland

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A man was shot and killed Saturday evening in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.

A witness said 19-year-old Janaria T. Moore was standing at 5:31 p.m. in the 11200 block of South Michigan when someone got out of a dark-colored SUV and fired shots before taking off in an unknown direction, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Mooresuffered a gunshot wound to his back and was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:42 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

No one was in custody as Area South detectives investigated the killing.

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