2nd man charged in Little Village murder

Xavier Encarnacion is due in court Wednesday.

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A second man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting on Sunday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

Xavier Encarnacion, 28 of Pilsen, was charged with a felony count of first-degree murder, according to Chicago police.

About 4:50 a.m. Sunday, David Lopez was found outside in the 2800 block of West 23rd Street, with multiple gunshot wounds, police said. He was brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Encarnacion was arrested the following day in the 2000 block of West Cullerton Street, after being identified as a person involved in the shooting, police said.

He is due in bond court Wednesday.

Xavier Encarnacion

Xavier Encarnacion

Chicago police

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