3 men wounded, 1 fatally, in Chatham shooting

Jermayne Darden, 20, was shot in the head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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Three people were shot, one fatally, March 22, 2021, in the 7900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue.

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A shooting left three people wounded, one fatally, Monday in Chatham on the South Side.

They were standing outside about 8:48 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Jermayne Darden, 20, was shot in the head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Another man, 62, was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Later, an 18-year-old man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the wrist, and was listed in good condition, police said.

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

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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