1 dead, 1 seriously wounded in Washington Park drive-by shooting

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A man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.

At 3:23 p.m., 34-year-oldCharles Fennerwas shot in the head while sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Fenner, who lived in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

A 42-year-old man, who was outside the vehicle, was shot in the abdomen and taken to the same hospital in serious condition, police said.

The shooters were inside a dark-colored sedan, police said. The shooting happened about a block from the 51st Street Green Line station.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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