Suburban man shot to death during argument in Bronzeville

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Chicago police investigate the scene where a person was shot Friday morning in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man from northwest suburban Loves Park was shot and killed early Friday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

Thomas Harris, 31, was inside a home when he got into an argument with someone he knew who took out a gun and shot him at 12:38 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

He was shot in his abdomen and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Chicago police investigate the scene where a person was shot Friday morning in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Chicago police investigate the scene where a person was shot Friday morning in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

An autopsy Saturday found that Harris died from a gunshot wound to his abdomen. His death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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