Steven Edwards shot to death on the block where he lived in Back of the Yards

Steven Edwards was shot to death Tuesday evening on the block where he lived in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Edwards, 22, was outside about 7 p.m. near a gangway in the 4800 block of South Laflin when a gray car pulled up, and someone got out and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Edwards, who lived on the same block as the shooting, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:12 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

The shooter got back into the car and took off westbound on 48th Street, police said.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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