Man killed, another wounded in South Shore shooting

An 18-year-old was found with gunshot wounds to his chest and right arm inside of a home in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, police said.

SHARE Man killed, another wounded in South Shore shooting
Four people were shot in Oak Park Saturday afternoon.

A shooting left one man dead and another wounded Sept. 28, 2020, in South Shore.

Sun-Times stock photo

Two men were wounded, one of them fatally, in a shooting Monday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

Chicago police released few details immediately after the shooting, which happened about 1:25 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue.

An 18-year-old was found inside a home with gunshot wounds to his chest and right arm, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Another man, 19, was shot in his shoulder and back, police said. He was taken in fair condition to Trinity Hospital, and transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Rashad Verner. He lived in South Shore.

No arrests have been reported. Area One detectives are investigating.

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

The Latest
Reese has 25 points, 16 rebounds — her eighth straight double-double — to lead Sky past rival Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever.
A 25-year-old woman was found with gunshot wounds Sunday afternoon in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue, police said. She is in critical condition. A man suffered a graze wound.
The game was a sellout with 10,387 fans, including actor/comedian Jason Sudeikis, Bears linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, Knicks guard Jalen Brunson and Chance the Rapper.
With Caitlin Clark-Angel Reese rivalry rising to another level, this is going to be fun for years to come.
The city began construction on Grainger Plaza in August 2023, limiting access to the popular sculpture in Millennium Park.