Man dies in Marquette Park shooting

He was standing outside about 8:25 a.m. in the 6300 block of South California Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the abdomen, Chicago police said.

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A man was shot dead June 16, 2022, in Marquette Park.

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A man was killed in a shooting Thursday in Marquette Park.

He was standing outside about 8:25 a.m. in the 6300 block of South California Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him in the abdomen, Chicago police said.

Justin Xavier Collins, 27, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

An autopsy released Saturday ruled his death a homicide, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No arrests have been reported.

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