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Man killed in Wentworth Gardens shooting

The 27-year-old was near the sidewalk about 1 p.m. in the 3800 block of South Wells Street when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 17-year-old boy was shot Sept. 11, 2021, in Princeton Park.
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A man was fatally shot Tuesday in Wentworth Gardens on the South Side.

Orlando Coleman was near the sidewalk about 1 p.m. in the 3800 block of South Wells Street when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The 27-year-old was struck in the head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No arrest was made.

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