Man found dead in snow

February 14, 2011 4:24:31 AM PST
Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found in the snow on the city's South Side.

Officers responded Friday night to a call of a person down in the 500-block of East 79th Street at approximately 6:30 p.m.

The man, whose identity was not known early Saturday, had been shot. According to police, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one was in custody Saturday. Calumet Area detectives say they are conducting a death investigation.

(The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.)