suntimes
MEDIOCRE 
Weather Updates

Police: 1 killed, 1 wounded in South Shore shooting

Updated: May 29, 2012 12:00PM



A man was shot and killed Monday night in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The 33-year-old was fatally shot in the head in an attack in the 1700 block of East 68th Street about 10 p.m., and another man, 22, was shot in the back, police said.

The two were standing on the sidewalk with a large group of people when shots were fired and the two were hit, police said.

The 33-year-old was dead on the scene and the 22-year-old walked into Jackson Park Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back, police said. He was then transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where he is listed in “stable” condition early Tuesday.

No one is in custody. Area Central detectives are investigating.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.