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Man killed in Jeffery Manor shooting

The 31-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 9700 block of South Merrion Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.

Eight people were shot, two fatally, on July 15, 2021 in Chicago.
A man was killed in a shooting July 10, 2021, in Jeffery Manor.
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A 31-year-old man was killed in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Jeffery Manor on the South Side.

About 12:40 a.m., he was standing on the sidewalk in the 9700 block of South Merrion Avenue when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the right side of the abdomen and right leg, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he later died, according to police.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as John Carter.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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