Man shot and killed in drive-by in Englewood

About 2:50 a.m., the 30-year-old was walking in the 200 block of West 71st Street when a black Nissan SUV approached and someone inside opened fire, police said.

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A man was shot and killed Sunday in a drive-by on the South Side.

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A man was shot and killed in a drive-by Sunday morning in Englewood on the South Side.

Edward D. Rhodes, 30, was walking around 2:50 a.m. in the 200 block of West 71st Street when a black Nissan SUV approached and someone inside opened fire following a verbal altercation, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was shot in the chest, arm and shoulder and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

It was the second fatal drive-by shooting in Englewood in two days.

About 11:55 p.m. Friday evening, a 27-year-old was driving in the 900 block of West 59th Street when a black sedan pulled alongside him and someone inside fired shots, striking him throughout the body, Chicago police said.

His car crashed into two unoccupied vehicles and he was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not been identified yet.

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