Man, 57, killed in Grand Crossing shooting

Dwayne Malette was on the sidewalk about 2:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Kenwood Avenue when someone fired shots, striking him in the side, abdomen and head, Chicago police said.

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A 57-year-old man died hours after being shot Friday afternoon in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

The man was on the sidewalk about 2:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of South Kenwood Avenue when someone fired shots, striking him in the side, abdomen and head, Chicago police said.

The 57-year-old, later identified as Dwayne Malette, of Roseland, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died nearly nine hours later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy ruled Malette’s death a homicide, saying he died of his injuries, the medical examiner’s office said.

Area detectives are investigating.

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