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Man killed in South Shore drive-by shooting


A 34-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning in a drive-by shooting near his home in the South Shore neighborhood.

Eric Chism was in a parking lot near 74th and Colfax with another person at 9:38 a.m. when a light-color SUV drove by and a person inside fired shots, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said.

Chism, of the 7400 block of South Colfax, was shot in the back and left leg. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died about an hour later, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

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