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One dead, one wounded in South Side shooting

Two people shot 5600 block south Michigan Wednesday Sept. 12 2012 | Brian Jackson~Sun Times

Two people shot at the 5600 block of south Michigan Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 | Brian Jackson~Sun Times

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Updated: September 12, 2012 8:58PM

One man was killed and another wounded in a Washington Park neighborhood shooting Wednesday night on the South Side, police said.

The men, 39 and 40, were shot about 6:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Michigan Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien, citing preliminary information.

Ornette Massey, 38, of the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County at 7:04 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The other man was shot in the hip and buttocks and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in “stable” condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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