Chicago shooting: Man dies after being found shot outside West Side school

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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A man has died after being found with several gunshot wounds just steps away from a West Side elementary school.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating a homicide in front of an elementary school in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side Wednesday morning.

Police said a 41-year-old man was found unresponsive lying in the street with several gunshot wounds at about 5:15 a.m. just outside Frazier Elementary School in the 4000-block of West Grenshaw Street.

He was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital where police said he was pronounced dead. Authorities have not released his identity.

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Frazier Elementary School said children should enter the school from the back doors behind the school while police investigate.

Further details on the shooting were not immediately available. Area Four detectives are investigating.