Man fatally shot in Roseland was shoveling snow, neighbors say

Neighbors of a 53-year-old man fatally shot Monday on Chicago's Far South Side said he was shoveling snow when he was shot in the head.

Police said Quenten Wright was shot around 11:45 a.m. in front of his home in the 11400-block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the city's Roseland neighborhood.

Neighbors said a gunman had walked up and tried to rob him.

"He didn't have no money and they shot him in the head. He went two blocks and tried to rob somebody else and they hit him with a shovel," said Alicia Gaddy, a neighbor.

Officers found Wright on the ground, unresponsive. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he died at 3:31 p.m.

No one is in custody. The shooting is under investigation.

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