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Man shot to death in Hyde Park

Crime scene tape line the 5400 block of South Cornell after a man was shot to death Friday night. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A man was fatally wounded Friday night in a South Side Hyde Park neighborhood shooting.

Just before 9:30 p.m., 39-year-old Jeraun A. McRae was found on a sidewalk in the 5400 block of South Cornell with gunshot wounds to his head, chest and leg, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officers respond to a fatal shooting Friday night in the Hyde Park neighborhood. | Justin Jackosn/Sun-Times
Officers respond to a fatal shooting Friday night in the Hyde Park neighborhood. | Justin Jackosn/Sun-Times

McRae was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead at 10:06 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the Chatham neighborhood.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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