1 killed, 1 injured in West Englewood shooting

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Chicago Police investigate in the 2000 block of West 70th Place, where one man was killed and another was injured in a shooting Monday night. | Network Video Productions

A man who was killed in a shooting that left three other people wounded Monday night in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side has been identified.

The victims were traveling westbound in a car in the 2000 block of West 70th Place at 8:49 p.m. when someone opened fire, authorities said.

Marcus Smith, 39, was shot in the back of the head, and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:28 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived on the block where the shooting happened.

An autopsy found Smith died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.

A 38-year-old man suffered three gunshot wounds to the side and one to the left arm, and was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.

Two other people, whose ages and genders were not known, were taken to Holy Cross Hospital for treatment, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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