26-year-old Melvin McCray of south suburban Posen fatally shot in Fernwood

A man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side has been identified as 26-year-old Melvin McCray of south suburban Posen.

At 8:04 p.m., McCray was in the 10200 block of South State Street when someone got out of a vehicle and shot him multiple times, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

No arrests have been made and Area South detectives are investigating, police said.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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