Man killed in South Chicago shooting

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 7:08 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue and found a man with a gunshot wound to the head, officials said.

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Three teenage boys were wounded in a shooting Dec. 23, 2021, in Back of the Yards.

A man was killed in a Feb. 1, 2020, shooting in South Chicago.

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The death of a 21-year-old man shot Saturday in South Chicago has been ruled a suicide.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert about 7:08 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue and found the 21-year-old with a gunshot wound to the head, Chicago police.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center and pronounced dead just over nine hours later, officials said. A weapon was found at the scene of the shooting.

An autopsy released Monday ruled his death a suicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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