Man shot to death in West Chatham

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A man was shot to death Wednesday night in the West Chatham neighborhood. | Network Video Productions

A man was shot to death Wednesday night in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

Antonian T. Mixon, 47, was on the sidewalk at 10:10 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Perry when a male with a gun walked up and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The suspect then fired shots, striking the man in the head, before getting into a silver vehicle and leaving the scene.

Mixon, who lived in the 4200 block of Miners Creek Road in Lithonia, Georgia, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Area South detectives have launched a homicide investigation.

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