Man killed in shooting outside 79th Street Red Line station

He was near the entrance of the station when someone approached him and fired shots, police said.

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A man was fatally shot outside the 79th Street Red Line stop on the South Side on Wednesday.

Demond Dean was near the entrance of the station about 3:30 p.m. in the first block of West 79th Street when someone approached him and fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The 46-year-old was shot in the chest and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Area detectives are investigating.

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