1 killed, 1 seriously wounded in Englewood shooting

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A man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a shooting early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

One man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday morning in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

The shooting happened at 4:57 a.m. in the 5500 block of South Perry, according to Chicago Police.

Anthony Thorpe, 48, was shot in the mouth and pronounced dead at the scene at 5:10 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 500 block of West 14th Place.

Another man, 35, was shot in the shoulder and back and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Police said the shooting might have happened during a robbery.

The man’s body could be seen in the middle of Perry Street covered in a white sheet between West Garfield and West 57th. Multiple helicopters flew overhead as the sun began to rise.

Officers on the scene of a homicide early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

Officers on the scene of a homicide early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

An officer ties crime scene tape to a railing at a homicide scene early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

An officer ties crime scene tape to a railing at a homicide scene early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

Officers guard a homicide scene early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

Officers guard a homicide scene early Thursday in Englewood. | Daniel Brown/Sun-Times

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