Man fatally shot in Gresham

He was walking about 2:17 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street when someone drove up in a vehicle and opened fire, striking him in the back, Chicago police said.

A 15-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting Aug. 6, 2021, in South Shore.

A man was fatally shot May 14, 2021, in Gresham on the South Side.

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A man was killed in a shooting Friday in Gresham on the South Side.

He was walking about 2:17 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street when someone drove up in a vehicle and opened fire, striking him in the back, Chicago police said.

The 19-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Demetrius Burgess Jr. of Roseland.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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