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Man fatally shot in Chicago Lawn

Devonte Saunders was shot in the 6300 block of South Campbell Avenue.

A man was fatally shot May 17, 2021, in Chicago Lawn.
A man was fatally shot May 17, 2021, in Chicago Lawn.
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A man was fatally shot early Sunday morning while standing with a group of people in Chicago Lawn on the Southwest Side.

Devonte Saunders, 24, was shot by someone, possibly in a silver sedan, in the 6300 block of South Campbell Avenue, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was struck in the upper chest at 12:40 a.m. and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died, police said. He lived in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

There was no description of the shooter and no one in custody, according to police.

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