Man fatally shot while driving in West Englewood

A shot went through the rear window of his vehicle, striking the man in the back of the head, Chicago police said.

SHARE Man fatally shot while driving in West Englewood
A man was fatally shot Nov. 5, 2021, in West Englewood.

A man was fatally shot Nov. 5, 2021, in West Englewood.

Sun-Times file photo

A man was fatally shot Friday night while driving in the West Englewood neighborhood.

About 6 p.m., the 29-year-old was driving in the 2100 block of West 71st Street when two people exited the vehicle behind him and began shooting, Chicago police said.

A shot went through the rear window of his vehicle, striking the man in the back of the head, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He was identified as Reginald Benson by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

There was no one in custody.

The Latest
The indictment, filed more than three years ago, charged Jessica Nesbitt with prostitution and financial crimes. But her attorneys maintained she ran a legal business and paid her taxes.
Running at the snug Mercury Theater’s Venus Cabaret space, “Lady Day” stands as a showcase for Holiday and the actress playing her, Alexis J. Roston.
Aaron Guerrero, 27, was charged with reckless homicide. And he and the other driver, Noe Garcia, 36, face charges of aggravated street racing in the death of Shawman Meireis, 40, killed a day before her 41st birthday.
La mayoría de los ataques directos estaban dirigidos a Paul Vallas y la alcaldesa Lightfoot, a menudo entre sí.
Se anticipa que el clima relativamente cálido continúe esta semana.