Man killed in Lawndale shooting

The man, 26, was shot in his chest as he stood at the rear of a vehicle on Polk Street, police say.

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Two teenagers were shot Thursday in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

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A man was shot and killed Friday morning in Lawndale on the West Side.

Torrence Sumerlin, 26, was shot in his chest as he stood at the rear of a vehicle with its open trunk around 10:40 a.m. in the 2400 block of West Polk Street, Chicago police and tge Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Paramedics took him to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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