( 4UMF NEWS ) Man Killed After Confronting Group:
A man was gunned down after he asked a group of people to leave the front porch of his South Side home in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities said.
Clinton Smith went back inside his home in the 1000 block of East 73rd Street after confronting the group around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Someone then knocked on the door and, as his brother watched, Smith was shot as he opened it, authorities said.
Officers found shell casings and shotgun shells at the scene, but no signs of the killers.
Smith, 39, was shot in the chest and upper back and pronounced dead at 7:14 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
No arrests had been made as Area Central detectives continued their investigation.