2 die after they are shot in Ravenswood, their car bursting into flames after it crashed

The men were traveling in a car in the 1500 block of West Wilson Avenue when someone in a white van opened fire, Chicago police said.

SHARE 2 die after they are shot in Ravenswood, their car bursting into flames after it crashed
Two people were hurt in a shooting Jan. 27, 2022, in Ravenswood.

Two people were hurt in a shooting Jan. 27, 2022, in Ravenswood.

Two men were killed in a shooting Thursday night in Ravenswood on the North Side, officials said.

The men were traveling in a car in the 1500 block of West Wilson Avenue when someone in a white van opened fire about 5 p.m, Chicago police said.

The driver was struck and lost control of the car, causing it to strike a pole and start burning, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Deshaun Kennedy, 28, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

There was no one in custody.

The Latest
The Bears are rising, but they aren’t the only ones. There are still plenty of hurdles in their path to contending.
Foxx “was forced to step off of the road onto the parkway grass due to her fear of being struck,” according to court documents.
A doe and fawn ambling through the northwest suburbs and signs of a big-coho year on Lake Michigan are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
And that’s not the only problem at an office where the assistant will make less than the trainee, and the boss is overlooking her main responsibilities.
He’s investing in an insurance brokerage while serving as the General Assembly’s Insurance Committee chairman. That can’t be good for Illinoisans.