Man killed in Back of the Yards shooting

Just after midnight, Brian Baltazar, 21, was standing on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of South Honore Street when someone opened fire.

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A man was shot to death early Saturday in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

Just after midnight, Brian Baltazar, 21, was standing on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of South Honore Street when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the torso and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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