Man killed, another wounded in West Englewood drive-by shooting

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Two men were wounded, one fatally, on Thursday in the 6400 block of South Hoyne. | Google Earth

A man was killed and another was wounded Thursday evening in a drive-by shooting in Englewood, according to Chicago police.

Just after 7 p.m., the pair were outside when someone in the back seat of a passing car opened fire at them in the 6400 block of South Hoyne, police said.

Michael Clark Jr., 28, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. The other man, a 23-year-old was struck in the hip and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.

Clark lived in the University Village neighborhood, authorities said. Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.


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