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76-year-old man shot to death on Far South Side

A 76-year-old man who was found shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side has been identified.

Officers conducted a well-being check in the 13200 block of South Riverdale about noon and discovered Claude Cannon¬†with gunshot wounds to his chest and buttocks, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:22 p.m., authorities said. Cannon lived in the same block as the shooting.

Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.