Man shot in chest, killed during argument on Southwest Side

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A man was shot dead early Thursday during an argument in the Southwest Side Vittum Park neighborhood.

Miguel Islas, 28, was arguing with someone just after 5:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of South Cicero when the other person fired about six to seven bullets, striking him in the chest, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The shooter then ran away north on Cicero.

Islas, who lived in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, was dead at the scene, authorities said.

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives investigated.

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