Authorities identify man killed in drive-by shooting in West Pullman

The 29-year-old man was in a vehicle in the 11900 block of South Prairie Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired.

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A 29-year-old man was fatally shot March 28, 2021, in the 11900 block of South Prairie Avenue.

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A man was killed in a drive-by shooting in West Pullman on the Far South Side Sunday evening, according to Chicago police.

He was identified as 29-year-old Marcus Dixon by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was inside a vehicle in the 11900 block of South Prairie Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots around 6:05 p.m., police said.

He was hit several times and brought to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died, police said.

Dixon lived in the same block where the shooting occurred.

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