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1 killed, 1 wounded in Archer Heights drive-by: police

They were traveling in a vehicle in the 5100 block of South Pulaski Road when someone fired shots from a passing car, police said.

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A person was killed and another was wounded in a drive-by attack in the 5100 block of South Pulaski Road, Sep. 1, 2019, in Archer Heights.
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A man was killed and another wounded in a drive-by Sunday in Archer Heights on the Southwest Side, police said.

They were traveling in a vehicle about 3:54 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Pulaski Road when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle, Chicago police said.

Christopher Smith, 37, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was pronounced dead on the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Monee.

An autopsy released Monday found he died from his wounds and ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

Another man, 38, was hit in the chest, abdomen, hand and was able to take himself to Mount Sinai Hospital where he is in serious condition, police said.

No arrests have been reported. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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