Chicago man fatally shot in Cicero

Deandre Fields, 35, man was in an apartment with family members in the 4800 block of 24th Street about 4 p.m. when he was shot in the abdomen, authorities said.

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A 35-year-old Chicago man was fatally shot in Cicero Thursday.

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A Chicago man was fatally shot while visiting family in west suburban Cicero early Thursday morning.

The 35-year-old man was in an apartment with family members in the 4800 block of 24th Street about 12:16 a.m. when he was shot in the abdomen, Cicero police said.

The man, identified as Deandre Fields, was taken to Stroger Hospital and later pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in West Englewood on the South Side.

Cicero police identified Alton G. Spann of Chicagoas the shooter, according to a statement. Spann turned himself in to authorities and has been charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by felon, police said.

Spann was on parole at the time of the shooting, according to police.

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