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Man killed in Fernwood shooting

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A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side.

At 1:43 p.m., 24-year-old Rodney Noel was walking down a street in the first block of West 103rd Street when two males shot him in the chest, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The suspects ran away.

Noel, who lived in the Englewood neighborhood, was taken to Christ Medical Center in critical condition, authorities said. He died an hour later, and an autopsy Sunday found he died of multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide.

Two juvenile persons of interest were taken into custody shortly after, but they were released without charges. police said. Area South Detectives were investigating.

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