40-year-old Darnell Mitchell shot to death near his home in Jeffery Manor

Darnell Mitchell was fatally shot early Thursday near his home in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood on the South Side.

About 2:10 a.m., the 40-year-old was standing in an alley behind his home in the 9600 block of South Euclid, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone approached on foot and and fired shots, and Mitchell suffered three gunshot wounds to the torso, one to the head and one to the buttocks, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:26 a.m.

Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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