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Man fatally shot after argument in Lawndale: police

About 10:20 p.m., he was sitting inside his vehicle in the 2800 block of West Polk Street, when a male he had been arguing with walked up to him and fired shots.

One person was killed, and twenty-three others were wounded in shootings June 23, 2021, in Chicago.
A man was fatally shot Aug. 3, 2021, after getting into an argument in Lawndale.
Sun-Times file

A 29-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday after getting into an argument in Lawndale on the West Side.

About 10:20 p.m., he was sitting inside his vehicle in the 2800 block of West Polk Street, when a male he had been arguing with walked up to him and fired shots, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the head, chest, shoulder, and arm, police said. He was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Cedric Hunter Jr.

Area Four detectives are investigating.