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Man shot to death near Calumet Beach: police

A 25-year-old man was taken in custody at the scene but was later released without being charged, police said.

A man was shot June 15, 2020, near Hegewisch on the Far South Side.
A 41-year-old man died at the University of Chicago Medical Center Sunday after being shot near Calumet Park on the Southeast Side.
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A 41-year-old man was shot to death Sunday near Calumet Park on the Southeast Side.

About 7:05 p.m., Jose L. Rojo was sitting on the ground in the 9900 block of South Crilly Drive when a 25-year-old man approached him and shot him twice in the abdomen, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Rojo, who lived in Merrillville, Indiana, was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition but was later pronounced dead, authorities said.

An autopsy released Monday found he died of multiple gunshot wounds, the medical examiner’s office said.

A 25-year-old man was taken into custody on the scene but was later released without being charged, police said. Area South detectives are investigating the shooting.