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Man shot, killed in Back of the Yards

5400 block of South May | Google Earth

5400 block of South May | Google Earth

A man was fatally shot Saturday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Mario Ballard, 39, was leaning into a parked vehicle when someone in a gray car fired shots at 8:34 p.m. in the 5400 block of South May, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Ballard, who lived on the block, was shot multiple times in his body and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

He was pronounced dead at 9:13 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy to determine the cause of death was scheduled for Sunday.

Area Central detectives were investigating.