1 killed, 1 injured in Southwest Side shooting

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO — A 20-year-old man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting near the border of the Gage Park and Chicago Lawn neighborhoods Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Police said the two men were inside a vehicle in the 5800 block of South Western Avenue at approximately 3:52 p.m. when they heard shots and felt pain.

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The 20-year-old man was struck to the back and taken to Holy Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other man, of an unknown age, sustained a graze wound to the head and was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody and the shooting is under investigation.

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