Senior citizen shot to death on South Side

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CHICAGO -- A 76-year-old man was found shot to death in his home on Tuesday at in far south Riverdale.

The man, who is identified as Claude Cannon, was found while officers conducted a routine well-being check was being conducted at his house.at 132nd and Riverdale around noon.

Authorities say he was shot multiple times - once in the chest and another in the buttocks.

He was pronounced dead on arrival.

The motive of the shooting is as yet unknown.

One neighbor says he was a "kind man, hard-working man" that didn't bother anyone.

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