68-year-old man killed in Douglas Park double shooting

The men were on their porch Sunday in the 1600 block of South Washtenaw Avenue when a black sedan approached and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

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Chicago police work the scene where two people were shot, one of them fatally, in the 1600 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, in the Douglas Park neighborhood, Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Chicago police work the scene where two people were shot, one of them fatally, in the 1600 block of South Washtenaw Avenue, in the Douglas Park neighborhood, Sunday, June 5, 2022.

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A 68-year-old man was killed and another man critically wounded in a shooting Sunday night in the Douglas Park neighborhood.

They were on their porch just before 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Washtenaw Avenue when a black sedan approached and someone inside opened fire, Chicago police said.

James R. Santiago, 68, was shot in his chest and body and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The other man was struck twice in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Police reported no arrests.

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