Man killed in West Side shooting

He was near the sidewalk about 2 p.m. in the 700 block of North Harding Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the abdomen and leg, Chicago police said.

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At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

A person was killed in a shooting Oct. 21, 2021, on the West Side.

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A person was fatally shot Thursday on the West Side.

Reginald Franklin Ratcliff, 40, was near the sidewalk about 2 p.m. in the 700 block of North Harding Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the abdomen and leg, Chicago police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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