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One dead, one wounded in South Shore shooting

Two people were shot near 71st   Jeffery. A wounded man is helped by paramedics an ambulance. Thursday January

Two people were shot near 71st & Jeffery. A wounded man is helped by paramedics to an ambulance. Thursday, January 10, 2013 | Brian Jackson~Sun Times

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Updated: January 11, 2013 7:50AM



One man was killed and another wounded in a Thursday night shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.

The males were shot about 6:15 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 71st Street, said police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala, citing preliminary information.

Tyrone Soleberry, 39, was shot and killed and another male was taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Soleberry, of the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, was pronounced dead at 10:15 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.



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