Man fatally shot in South Side apartment lobby

An argument between two men in the 2700 block of South State led to one pulling out a handgun and firing shots.

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A man was fatally shot early Saturday in the 2700 block of South State Street.

Sun-Times file

A man was killed Saturday in a shooting in the lobby of an apartment building near the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Thomas Johnson Jr., 30, was arguing with another man around 2:40 a.m. at the building in the 2700 block of South State Street when the other man pulled out a handgun and fired shots, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Johnson Jr. suffered a gunshot wound to the left torso and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died, police said.

No one was in custody.

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