Cristian Rodriguez shot to death while walking in Back of the Yards

Cristian Rodriguez was shot to death Sunday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

About 5:10 p.m., the 24-year-old Rodriguez was walking in the 4700 block of South Winchester when a green-colored vehicle pulled up, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone got out of the car and shot Rodriguez in the abdomen and right leg, authorities said.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:48 p.m., authorities said.

He lived in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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