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32-year-old man dies in South Side shooting

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A South Side man died from gunshot he received in a late afternoon shooting Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.

Daniel Johnson, 32, of the 8000 block of South Ellis Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood , was pronounced dead at about 6 p.m. Saturday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Johnson has been standing with friends about 5:17 p.m. Saturday at 71st Street and Ridgeland Avenue on the South Side when an unknown offender produced a gun and began shooting, said Chicago Police News Affairs officer John Mirabelli. Johnson suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was taken to Northwestern.

No one is in custody for the shooting, Mirabelli said. Area detectives are investigating.

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