Man killed in Lawndale shooting

Johnathan Stanton, 31, was hit in the head, neck and chest and was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities said.

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A man was fatally shot June 7, 2020, in the 1500 block of South St. Louis Avenue in Lawndale.

A man was fatally shot June 7, 2020, in the 1500 block of South St. Louis Avenue in Lawndale.

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A man was shot to death Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side.

The 31-year-old was sitting in a van at 12:25 a.m. in the 1500 block of South St. Louis Avenue when someone fired shots, according to Chicago police.

The man, identified as Johnathan Stanton, was hit in the head, neck and chest and was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Chatham.

An autopsy conducted Sunday confirmed that Stanton died of his gunshot wounds, the medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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