Man fatally shot while driving in Greater Grand Crossing

SHARE Man fatally shot while driving in Greater Grand Crossing

A 24-year-old man was shot to death in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side Friday evening.

At 7:43 p.m., Rashad Taylor was driving southbound in the 7000 block of South Calumet Avenue when two gunmen fired shots from a sidewalk,according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was shot twice in the right ribcage and he was able to keep driving two blocks south, where he stopped and his passenger flagged down police.

Taylor, of the 8200 block of South Buffalo, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 9:08 p.m., authorities said.

Police said the man wasa documented gang member anddid not cooperate with investigators before he died.

The Latest
Cueto pitches seven innings of two-run ball.
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.
Haberman is the New York Times reporter who, as she writes, spent her career at “news outlets Trump cares most about.”
“It hurts me so much not waking up to my baby,” says Veronica Zastro, whose 3-year-old was shot dead in an apparent road-range incident in West Lawn.