Man killed in Woodlawn shooting

He was inside of a business about 12:45 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone walked in and shot the man multiple times, Chicago police said.

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A man was shot dead July 22, 2021, in Woodlawn.

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A man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in Woodlawn on the South Side.

He was inside of a business about 12:45 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone walked in and shot the man multiple times, Chicago police said.

The 31-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Victor Hampton, a resident of South Shore.

The gunman was wearing a mask, dark gray clothing and had shoulder-length dreadlocks, police said. He fled in a gray SUV.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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