26-year-old Posen man fatally shot in Fernwood

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A 26-year-old south suburban man was fatally shot Wednesday evening in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side.

At 8:04 p.m., Melvin McCray was in the 10200 block of South State Street when someone got out of a vehicle and shot him multiple times, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

McCray was a resident of south suburban Posen.

No arrests have been made and Area South detectives are investigating, police said.

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