Man killed in South Shore shooting

Daniel Smith, 39, was struck in the torso and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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A person was shot and killed June 15, 2022, in Gresham.

A man was shot dead May 31, 2022, in South Shore.

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A man was fatally shot Tuesday in South Shore.

He was in the front courtyard of an apartment complex about 1:55 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

Daniel Smith, 39, was struck in the torso and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

Nine people were killed in shootings across Chicago over the extended holiday weekend, making it the most violent Memorial Day weekend in five years.

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