Man fatally shot leaving gas station in Roseland

The 29-year-old was leaving a gas station about 1:50 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Michigan Avenue when he was struck in the head and back by gunfire, Chicago police said.

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A man was fatally shot Saturday morning on the Far South Side.

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A man was fatally shot leaving a gas station Saturday morning in Roseland on the Far South Side.

The 29-year-old was leaving a gas station about 1:50 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Michigan Avenue when he was struck in the head and back by gunfire, Chicago police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

He was identified as Joshua James by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

No one was in custody.

Twenty-one people have been killed in Roseland so far this year, one shy of the total that the community saw all of last year, according to Sun-Times data.

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