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Ice cream man shot to death in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) - Someone has shot and killed an ice cream man in Chicago. Police say he was shot as he drove his ice cream truck through the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side last night. As the vehicle came to a rest, music that's typically deployed to draw the attention of children and their parents continued to play over the truck's loudspeakers.

One resident says the man came by the neighborhood every day in his truck and that kids would line up to buy ice cream from him. Isabell Williams says he was a nice man. Williams -- who heard the truck crash into a car -- says she doesn't think any children witnessed the shooting. Police say they have no motive and no one has been arrested.

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