21-year-old man fatally shot in South Chicago

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A 21-year-old man who was fatally shot Friday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood has been identified. 

Officers responding to a call of a person shot just before 5 p.m. found Timothy Shannon unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his back in the 8700 block of South Saginaw Avenue, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. 

Shannon, of the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:12 p.m., authorities said. 

Officers found a handgun in his waistband, police said.

Area South detectives were investigating.

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