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Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

CHICAGO (STMW) -- A man was found shot dead in the South Side Chatham neighborhood early Thursday.

Police responding to a call of shots fired at 2:05 a.m. near East 81st Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue found the 34-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:22 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. His identity was withheld pending notification of his family.

Police said the man is affiliated with a gang.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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