Man shot dead, another wounded in same Chatham block as earlier triple shooting

Derek Teague and another man were in an apartment when someone kicked in the door and fired shots, authorities said.

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Seven people were shot, one fatally, Sept. 16, 2020, in Chicago.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 17, 2020, in Chatham.

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A 60-year-old man was killed, and another man was wounded in a shooting Friday — hours after three people were shot in the same block in Chatham.

The men were in a first-floor apartment about 9:52 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue when a male kicked in the door and unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Derek Teague, 60 of Bronzeville, was shot in the neck and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy conducted Saturday ruled his death a homicide.

A 23-year-old man was hit in the arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition, according to police.

About 5:30 p.m., a 14-year-old boy, 21-year-old man and 27-year-old woman were shot in the same block.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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