38-year-old man shot to death in Bridgeport

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Amanwas shot to death Friday night in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood, police said.

At 8:34 p.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 400 block of West 38th Place found 38-year-oldAmery Shannonwith a gunshot wound to his neck in the 500 block of West Pershing,Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Shannonwas taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead within the hour,authoritiessaid. He lived in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

The medical examiner’s office said he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide. Area Central detectives were investigating.

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