Man found shot to death in South Shore identified as 24-year-old Valentino Cockerham

Valentino Cockerham, was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

Police responded to shots fired in the 7000 block of South Chappel at 2:29 p.m. and found the 24-year-old Cockerham unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:46 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Cockerham lived in the same neighborhood as the shooting.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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