Man dies days after shot in attempted robbery on Near West Side

Raymond Soni, 52, was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital Wednesday, the medical examiner’s office said.

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A man was shot fatally on the Near West Side July 26, 2021.

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A man who was shot Monday night during an apparent attempted robbery in the West Loop has died.

Raymond Soni, 52, was shot around 11:20 p.m. in the 500 block of West Madison Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He told police he believed the attackers were trying to rob him, police said.

Soni was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead Wednesday morning, the medical examiner’s office said. He lived on the Near West Side.

An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled his death a homicide.

Police reported no arrest.

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