Father of 5 shot and killed while watering lawn on South Side

CHICAGO – A man was shot and killed while watering his lawn on Chicago’s South Side.

Police say 46-year-old man was outside his home in the 5600 block of South Richmond in Gage Park around 11:30 a.m.

Family identifies the victim as Abel Melesio.

Police say a black Cadillac SUV pulled up and a suspect fired shots from inside the vehicle.

The Melesio was hit and the vehicle fled.

Melesio was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Melesio leaves behind a wife, who also lives in the home and was home at the time of the shooting, and five children, ages 15 to 28.

This is  a developing story.  Check back for details.