Man killed in Grand Crossing shooting

He was standing on the sidewalk in the 7200 block of South Woodlawn Avenue when someone in a vehicle fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

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A man was shot to death Wednesday night in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

Ronald A. Pitts, 33, was standing on the sidewalk about 5:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Woodlawn Avenue when someone in a vehicle fired shots at him, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was struck in the head and transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

There was no one in custody.

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