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Man shot dead inside South Shore store

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A South Side man was shot dead inside a South Shore neighborhood store on Tuesday morning.

Just before noon, someone walked up to James Johnson when he went into the store in the 2000 block of East 71st Street and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.

Johnson, 23, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died at 12:38 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said he was 26.

No one was in custody for the killing Tuesday night.