Man killed, child wounded in West Pullman shooting

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A man was killed in a West Pullman neighborhood shooting that left an 11-year-old boy wounded Monday afternoon on the Far South Side.

About 5:20 p.m., 26-year-old Keshawn Slaughter was with the boy in the 11600 block of South Bishop when a white vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Slaughter was shot in the back of the head and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 8:25 p.m., authorities said. His home address was not known.

The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was also taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

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