Man, 46, shot to death during robbery at Cragin business

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A teenage boy was shot Nov. 20, 2020, in the 1500 block of West 79th Street.

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A man was shot to death Wednesday afternoon during a robbery in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 2:45 p.m.,46-year-old Horacio Galvan-Hernandezwas working at a business in the 5000 block of West Fullerton when someone came in and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

During the robbery,he was shot in the head, police said.

Galvan-Hernandezwas pronounced dead at the scene at 3:03 p.m.,authoritiessaid. He lived in the West Town neighborhood.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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