1 killed, 1 wounded in Lawndale shooting

Samuel DeHart, 27, and a woman, 30, were sitting in a parked vehicle about 12:10 p.m. in the 3600 block of West Polk Street, when two people approached and began firing shots at them.

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A shooting left a man dead and a woman wounded Nov. 3, 2020, in Lawndale.

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A man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting Tuesday in Lawndale on the West Side, police said.

About 12:10 p.m., the man, 27, and the woman, 30, were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 3600 block of West Polk Street, when two people approached and began firing shots at them, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the torso, head and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Samuel DeHart of Lawndale.

An autopsy Wednesday found he died of multiple gunshot wounds and ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

The woman was shot in the buttocks and taken to the same hospital in fair condition, according to police.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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