Man fatally shot in Chatham

The 26-year-old was driving when someone in a black sedan fired shots, officials said.

A teenage boy was shot April 10, 2021, in Lawndale.

A man was shot to death July 27, 2020, in Chatham.

Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot dead Monday in Chatham on the South Side.

He was driving about 1:28 a.m. in the 8600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone in a black sedan fired shots, Chicago police said. He was struck in the head, abdomen and leg.

His car struck a building about a block away, and he was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as 26-year-old Lasean Deyoung.

No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

Read more oncrime, and track the city’shomicides.

The Latest
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.
The team will celebrate its 2021 WNBA championship with a ceremony at Wintrust Arena.
Patrick Wisdom has homered in four straight games, a feat no Cub has accomplished since Anthony Rizzo in 2015.
Our children have a right to expect more from our leaders, especially in the home of the world’s first juvenile court.