A 51-year-old man died this afternoon after being shot earlier in the North Lawndale neighborhood in a "narcotics-related" incident.
The victim was identified as Curtis Porter, of the 600 block of South Christiana Avenue, was declared dead at 1:42 p.m. The shooting happened at 9:23 a.m. on the 1300 block of South Christiana Avenue.
The victim was standing out on the street when a dark colored SUV pulled up and a man in the passenger side of the vehicle got out.
The man went up to the victim and open fired, striking the man in the chest and abdomen.
The man then ran back to the SUV, which was driven by another man, and the SUV fled the scene.