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1 killed, 1 wounded in West Chatham shooting

Police said a man was fatally shot and a woman injured in a shooting in Chatham Friday. | Network Video Productions

A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting early Friday in the West Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

Robert Vaughn, 28, and a 34-year-old woman were shot just after midnight in the first block of West 76th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. They were sitting in a car when a red pickup truck approached and someone inside fired shots.

The woman was shot in the face and hip and Vaughn was shot in the head, authorities said.

The woman drove them to St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where Vaughn was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the 200 block of South Damen.

The woman was transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

A vehicle sits at St. Bernard St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center after police said a man was fatally shot in Chatham Friday morning. | NVP News<br>A vehicle sits at St. Bernard St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center after police said a man w
A vehicle sits at St. Bernard St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center after police said a man was fatally shot in Chatham Friday morning. | NVP News
A vehicle sits at St. Bernard St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center after police said a man was fatally shot in Chatham Friday morning. | Network Video Productions