Man dies day after Chicago Lawn shooting

Francisco Zamora was near a backyard Wednesday in the 6000 block of South Artesian Avenue when someone approached and fired shots, striking him in the head, police said.

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A 41-year-old man who was wounded in a shooting Wednesday in Chicago Lawn died from his injuries the next day. 

Francisco Zamora was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital at 5:22 p.m. Thursday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. 

About 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, Zamora was near a backyard in the 6000 block of South Artesian Avenue when someone approached and fired shots, striking him in the head, Chicago police said. 

He was taken to Stroger in critical condition at the time, police said. 

No arrest has been reported.

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