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‘My boy’s dead’: Father mourns son shot to death in Cabrini Green

Police investigate a fatal shooting in the 800 block of North Cambridge Avenue | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A 31-year-old man was shot to death Friday morning in the Cabrini Green neighborhood on the Near North Side.

Officers in the area heard gunshots about 1:30 a.m. and found David Hudson unresponsive in the 800 block of North Cambridge Avenue, Chicago Police and Cook County Medial Examiner’s Office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shortly after the shooting, a large crowd gathered near the victim, who was covered by a sheet on a sidewalk.

A man standing behind police tape was heard crying, “My boy’s dead. I told him not to come around here. I knew something like this would happen.”

Hudson lived in the Washington Park neighborhood.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

Video by Tyler LaRiviere
A woman cries near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday in the Cabrini Green neighborhood | Tyler LaRiviere/SunTimes
A woman cries near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday in the Cabrini Green neighborhood | Tyler LaRiviere/SunTimes