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Man shot in head, killed in Marquette Park

A family sits on their porch as police investigate the scene of a person shot and killed Sunday night in the 6500 block of South Maplewood in Chicago. The person was shot and killed in front of this families home. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was shot in the head and killed Sunday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Antonio Pittman, 27, was standing on the sidewalk at 9:18 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Maplewood when a male walked up and fired shots, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Chicago Police investigate a person shot and killed Sunday night in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Pittman was shot in the head and later died at Holy Cross Hospital, authorities said. He lived in the Ashburn neighborhood.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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