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Man shot dead after brief conversation with alleged shooter in Brighton Park: police

The 23-year-old was fatally shot about 5:30 a.m. in the 3700 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said.

Three people were shot since 5 p.m. May 28, 2021.
A man was shot and killed Sunday morning in Brighton Park.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file photo

A man was fatally shot Sunday after having a brief conversation with his alleged shooter in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side, Chicago Police said.

The man, 23, was stopped at a traffic light about 5:30 a.m. while southbound in the 3700 block of South Kedzie Avenue when a northbound SUV stopped next to him, police said.

After a brief conversation, the alleged shooter opened fire, striking the man in the head.

His vehicle continued southbound after the light turned green, police said, before stopping in the 5500 block of South Albany Avenue. That’s where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified as Enrique Negrete by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

No one was in custody as of Sunday morning.