Man found fatally shot in West Pullman

The man, 46, was found with a gunshot wound to his chest in the 300 block of West 120th Street, police said.

SHARE Man found fatally shot in West Pullman
Police_Tape_1__14_.jpg

A man was fatally shot Dec. 14 on the Far South Side.

Sun-Times file

A man was found fatally shot Tuesday night in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

Tyrone Smith, 46, was found with a gunshot wound to his chest about 9:15 p.m. in the 300 block of West 120th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

Thirty-three people have been killed in West Pullman so far this year — 13 more than the community had for all of last year, and more than five times what the area recorded in 2019, according to Sun-Times data.

The Latest
35 years into her marriage, woman loves her mate but has deeper feelings for his old friend.
Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill to allow surgical castration of certain sex offenders. If signed by Gov. Jeff Landry, it will face legal challenges as unconstitutional.
The study is one of the first to quantify the value of public transit across different metrics, including the impact on jobs and health. Public transit needs money, and the CTA needs a new boss and new ideas to change its future for the better.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber took senior status in 2002, but he continued to preside over blockbuster trials 20 years later. They included the trial of former R&B star R. Kelly in 2022 and a major corruption trial involving four political insiders tied to ComEd. “He was an honorable judge and an honorable man,” said Kelly attorney Jennifer Bonjean.