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Man killed in Old Town shooting

The man was fatally shot in the 200 block of West Division Street, according to Chicago police.

A man was fatally shot July 4, 2021, in Old Town.
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A man was killed in a shooting Sunday morning in Old Town on the North Side.

Just after 6 a.m., the man was walking across the street in the 200 block of West Division Street when someone approached him and the two exchanged words, Chicago police said.

The other person then began firing several shots towards the man, striking him in the torso, police said.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as 29-year-old Dimontie Wallace.

The shooter fled the scene, according to police.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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