Man shot in Fernwood pronounced dead

SHARE Man shot in Fernwood pronounced dead

Sun-Times file photo

A man died Tuesday after being shot in a drive-by Sunday in Fernwood on the South Side.

Billy Cooper, 35, was standing on the sidewalk about 3:01 a.m. in the 200 block of West 106th Place when two males drove up in a red vehicle and opened fire, Chicago police said.

Cooper was hit in the left leg and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. He succumbed to his injury Tuesday morning, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area South Detectives are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
A woman was struck by a white SUV about 10:45 p.m. in the 5900 block of South King Drive.
From Elon Musk to Donald Trump to Tucker Carlson, egomaniacs are deforming our society — and their narcissism is no longer considered a fault.
Sip & Savor coffee shop and Southern Chicago restaurant are moving into an area that’s seen major chains move or pull back from the busy Roosevelt Road corridor.
Mother-to-be is being criticized by her mother-in-law, whose son responds by disrespecting his wife.
The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, signed by the governor, set a timeline for phasing out fossil-fuel energy sources by 2050.