Man, 39, wounded in Englewood drive-by shooting

SHARE Man, 39, wounded in Englewood drive-by shooting

Officers investigate a shooting Monday night in the 6500 block of South Oakley. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A 39-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

The man was standing on a sidewalk about 9:30 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Oakley when someone in a gray sedan fired shots, striking him in the right leg, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, police said.

Area South detectives were investigating the shooting.

The Latest
U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle issued a statement saying security in Milwaukee has been beefed up.
Achilles C. Beasley, 18, was sitting in a vehicle in the 1800 block of West 88th Street about 6:05 p.m. Sunday when he was hit in the leg by gunfire, police said. He died at a hospital.
The shooting of the 33-year-old woman, who was grazed in the head and suffered non life-threatening injuries, was likely sparked by an earlier fight involving staffers in the parking lot, officials said.
Returning this year are the Navy Blue Angels and Army Golden Knights, joined by newcomers RJ Gritter and the Trojan Phlyers and more.
This is just another example of the great city of Chicago fixing what is not broken, a reader from Bucktown writes.