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1 killed in South Shore shooting

About 7:30 p.m., a male was near the sidewalk in the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him multiple times, Chicago police said.

A man and a teenage boy were shot July 28, 2021, on the West Side.
A person was killed in a shooting July 23, 2021, in South Shore.
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A person was fatally shot Friday in South Shore.

About 7:30 p.m., Janarrow Deberry was near the sidewalk in the 7000 block of South Merrill Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him multiple times, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The 19-year-old, of Plainfield, was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.