Police indicated Lynnez Patterson, 44, was fatally shot by an acquaintance Friday night during an argument outside a home in West Chatham. Lynnez Patterson was seen arguing with a male acquaintance on his porch about 8:25 p.m. in the first block of 78th Place, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. The acquaintance then shot the Mr. Patterson multiple times, striking him in the torso and head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Tommy Dixon III was arrested and charged with first degree murder for the death of Mr. Patterson.