2 shot, 1 fatally, in Back of the Yards

One male, whose age was unknown, was struck in the upper body and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

SHARE 2 shot, 1 fatally, in Back of the Yards
One person was killed and another wounded June 15, 2022, in Back of the Yards.

One person was killed and another wounded June 15, 2022, in Back of the Yards.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting Wednesday evening in Back of the Yards on the Southwest Side.

The two men were outside about 7:20 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

One man, 48, was struck in the upper body and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified as Mario Clemons by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The other man, 36, was struck in the legand taken to the same hospital in good condition, police said.

There was no one in custody.

The Latest
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.
With additions of USC and UCLA in 2024, conference will go from coast to coast — all in the name of money.
Minnesota scored four times in the 10th inning to drop the Sox 5 1/2 games back in the AL Central.
Reliever David Robertson walked in the tying run in the ninth inning of the Cubs’ 5-2 extra-innings loss to the Brewers on Monday.