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Man shot dead in Dolton

Sun-Times file photo

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An 18-year-old man died Monday night after a shooting in south suburban Dolton.

The shooting happened in the 15600 block of Maryland Avenue, according to Lake County coroner Merrilee D. Frey.

Cortez Harris suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to Franciscan Health Hospital in Hammond, where he died shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday, Frey said in a statement. His death was ruled a homicide.

Harris lived in Lafayette, Indiana.

Dolton police did not immediately respond to a request for information.