Man shot and killed in West Garfield Park drive-by; 2nd fatal shooting on same block in 2 months

Man shot and killed in West Garfield Park drive-by; 2nd fatal shooting on same block in 2 months

CHICAGO — A person was shot and killed in a drive-by – the second deadly taking pictures on the identical block in two months – in West Garfield Park on the West Aspect.

The person, 40, was standing exterior within the 300 block of South Kilbourn Avenue about 3:25 a.m. Sunday morning when he was shot within the chest by somebody touring in a purple automotive, police stated.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless, police stated.

Nobody was in custody.

On March 2, two males have been shot on the road in the identical block round 11:10 a.m., police stated.

O’Dell Jones, 57, was shot a number of occasions and brought to Mt. Sinai, the place he was pronounced useless, police stated. The opposite man, 22, was shot within the leg and arm. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good situation.

The 40-year-old man is the fourth particular person killed in West Garfield Park this yr, based on Solar-Instances knowledge. The group had the identical quantity of homicides in the identical interval final yr.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2021.)

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