Man fatally shot during argument outside West Chatham home

A male acquaintance shot the 44-year-old man during an argument in the first block of West 78th Place, Chicago police said.

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A man was fatally shot Dec. 3, 2021, in West Chatham.

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A man was fatally shot by an acquaintance Friday night during an argument outside a home in West Chatham, officials said.

Lynnez Patterson, 44, was arguing with a male acquaintance on his porch about 8:25 p.m. in the first block of 78th Place, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The acquaintance then shot the man multiple times, striking him in the torso and head, police said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

There was no one in custody.

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