Man shot dead in Woodlawn

The 27-year-old was found shot to death in the 6100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, police said.

Someone fired shots at an off-duty suburban police officer Jan. 17, 2021, in Gresham.

A 27-year-old man was shot Sept. 13, 2020, in Woodlawn.

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A 27-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in Woodlawn on the South Side.

He was found outside about 12:10 a.m. in the 6100 block of South Rhodes Avenue with gunshot wounds to the torso, Chicago police said. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Jeremy Akons, of Woodlawn.

An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

There are currently no witnesses to the shooting, police said. Area One detectives are investigating.

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