Man fatally shot in drive-by in Washington Park

About 10 p.m., the 26-year-old was standing outside next to a car in the 200 block of East 59th Street, when someone inside a passing vehicle fired shots at him.

SHARE Man fatally shot in drive-by in Washington Park
Four people were shot, two of them fatally at a Far South Side gathering early Saturday.

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot June 6, 2021, in a drive-by in Washington Park.

Sun-Times file

A man was fatally shot Monday night in a drive-by in Washington Park on the South Side.

About 10 p.m., the 26-year-old was standing outside next to a car in the 200 block of East 59th Street, when someone inside a passing vehicle fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the chest and got in the passenger seat of a friend's car who then began to drive him to the hospital, but stopped in the 5700 block of South Calumet Avenue, police said.

The man was taken by paramedics to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Jordan Dawson. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Area One detectives are investigating.

The Latest
The man, 40, was shot about 7:50 p.m. in the 4700 block of West Harrison Street.
Mom suspects they felt abandoned 15 years ago when she left the home they all shared.
Drew Pyne passed for 318 yards and hit Michael Mayer for two of his three TDs, but Notre Dame couldn’t stop USC quarterback Caleb Williams, who had four total TDs.
Loyola’s first offensive play was an 80-yard touchdown pass from Jake Stearney to Declan Forde on a flea flicker.