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1 shot dead, 1 wounded while playing basketball in Englewood

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SHARE 1 shot dead, 1 wounded while playing basketball in Englewood

A man killed in an Englewood neighborhood drive-by shooting that left another man critically wounded Tuesday afternoon on the South Side has been identified.

The men were playing basketball at3:07 p.m. June 6 in the 5800 block of South Shields when a light-colored Chevrolet Impala drove up and someone sitting in the backseat opened fire,according to Chicago Police.

Malcolm Gayles, 26, was shot in the torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:51 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He livedin the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

A 30-year-old man was shot in the chin and left leg, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

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