Man dies in South Shore drive-by

The 29-year-old was shot multiple times on the sidewalk in the 2400 block of East 78th Street, police said.

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A man was killed in a shooting Thursday in South Shore.

The 29-year-old was on the sidewalk about 7:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of East 78th St. when someone drove by in a vehicle and fired shots, Chicago police said.

The man was struck multiple times and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Walter Riley Palmer of South Shore, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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