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Man shot to death on Englewood porch

Police investigate a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man was fatally shot early Friday as he sat on a porch in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

George Jackson, 31, was sitting about 12:35 a.m. in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Street when two male gunmen approached and opened fire, Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. He was struck in his face, pelvis and both legs.

Jackson, who lived in the same neighborhood, was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died at 1:31 a.m., authorities said.

Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.