Man fatally shot in Englewood


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A man was shot and killed Sunday in Englewood on the South Side.

Robert S. Gardner, 52, was discovered with a gunshot wound to his head just after 8:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Normal Boulevard, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was pronounced dead on the scene, authorities said. Gardner lived in the same block where he was shot.

Area South detectives are investigating.

A 32-year-old man was shot to death in nearby Woodlawn just a few hours earlier. Police said there was no immediate reason to believe the shootings are related.

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