CPS teacher fatally shot while driving in Chatham

Quentine Carradine, 49, was attacked near 87th and King Drive.

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A man identified as a Chicago Public Schools teacher was shot to death Monday afternoon on the South Side.

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A Chicago Public Schools teacher was fatally shot while driving in Chatham on the South Side.

Quentine Carradine, 49, was attacked around 4 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East 87th Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was shot in his head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died hours later, officials said.

Carradine taught special education and coached the basketball team at New Sullivan Elementary School in South Chicago.

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“Mr. Carradine was an integral part of New Sullivan, impacting many students’ lives through his incredible work in special education and on the basketball court as a coach in our elementary sports programming,” CPS said in a statement.

“Our thoughts are with the Carradine family, their friends and the entire New Sullivan and CPS community during this difficult time,” it added.

No one was in custody.

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