Man fatally shot in Chatham

The 34-year-old was fatally shot about 4:25 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Rhodes Avenue, Chicago police said.

Flashing lights on a police vehicle.

A man was fatally shot Nov. 29 in Chatham, police said.

Adobe Stock Photo

A 34-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in Chatham on the South Side.

About 4:25 a.m., he was sitting on the sidewalk in the 7800 block of South Rhodes Avenue when a man driving by in a dark-colored SUV fired shots, striking him in the head, Chicago police said.

He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

He was identified as Jajuan Nile by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
La directora del Servicio Secreto de Estados Unidos, Kimberly Cheatle, difundió un comunicado en el que afirma que se ha reforzado la seguridad en Milwaukee.
Más de 30 grupos organizaron el “Downtown Day”, que ofrece la entrada gratuita a varias atracciones —como el Shedd Aquarium y el Art Institute— a jóvenes que no suelen salir de sus vecindarios para explorar la riqueza de la ciudad.
Los meteorólogos dicen que son probables “lluvias torrenciales”. Chicago está bajo alerta por inundaciones. Otro sistema de tormentas podría atravesar la región el lunes por la noche.
The Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability will decide on a motion to push the city’s top watchdog to investigate “credible” allegations of bias in the Civilian Office of Police Accountability’s investigations, sources said.
When school systems are effective, they have a powerful role in shaping cities for the better. In November, Chicagoans have a chance to show up for our public schools.