Man fatally shot in Back of the Yards

He was initially taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died from his injuries, police said.

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A man who was shot in the abdomen Thursday afternoon in Back of the Yards died hours later.

Karl Treveon Javon Boone, 19, was near the sidewalk in the 5300 block of South Hamilton Avenue when he was struck by gunfire at around 4:30 p.m., Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead later Thursday night.

He was initially taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

No arrests have been made.

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