Deonte Womack shot dead blocks from South Shore home

Deonte Womack was killed in a Tuesday afternoon shooting in the South Shore neighborhood that left another man seriously wounded.

Womack, 21, was shot about 12:20 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Paxton Avenue, authorities said.

Womack, of the 6900 block of South Paxton Avenue, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 2:52 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 22-year-old man was also wounded in the shooting and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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