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Man killed in Englewood shooting

The 25-year-old was in the 7000 block of South Normal Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the body and throat, Chicago police said.

Police investigate the scene where a 25-year-old man was fatally shot July 13, 2021, in the 7000 block of South Normal Avenue.
Police investigate the scene where a 25-year-old man was fatally shot July 13, 2021, in the 7000 block of South Normal Avenue.
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A man was fatally shot Tuesday in Englewood on the South Side.

Kelvin Smith, 27, was in the 7000 block of South Normal Avenue around 5:15 p.m. when someone opened fire, striking him in the body and throat, Chicago police said.

Smith, who lived in Englewood, was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Loved ones cried and embraced each other as they gathered outside the hospital’s emergency room Tuesday evening.

No arrest was reported.

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