Man shot dead in Gresham

The 26-year-old was on a sidewalk when someone fired shots from a vehicle in the 7700 block of South Carpenter Street, police said.

A man was fatally shot July 17, 2020, in Gresham.

A man was fatally shot July 17, 2020, in Gresham.

Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file photo

A 26-year-old man was killed in a shooting Friday in Gresham on the South Side, police said.

He was on the sidewalk about 3:24 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Carpenter Street when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Zachary Hill was struck multiple times and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. He lived in the same neighborhood where he was shot.

An autopsy conducted Saturday confirmed he died of his gunshot wounds, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His death was ruled a homicide.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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