Man fatally shot in Grand Boulevard

The man, 53, was in a vehicle Tuesday morning in the 4200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when he was shot twice in his chest.

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An unidentified man was fatally shot in his vehicle at 42nd Street and Cottage Grove Tuesday morning.

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A man was fatally shot while in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Grand Boulevard on the South Side.

Willie Smith, 53, was in a vehicle about 7:35 a.m. in the 4200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when he was shot twice in his chest, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

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