Man shot in Fernwood pronounced dead

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A man died Tuesday after being shot in a drive-by Sunday in Fernwood on the South Side.

Billy Cooper, 35, was standing on the sidewalk about 3:01 a.m. in the 200 block of West 106th Place when two males drove up in a red vehicle and opened fire, Chicago police said.

Cooper was hit in the left leg and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. He succumbed to his injury Tuesday morning, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area South Detectives are investigating.

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