Man fatally shot in Hermosa

The man, 33, was shot in the chest in the 2200 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue Thursday night, police said.


A man was shot and killed April 14, 2022 on the Northwest Side.

Sun-Times file

A man was fatally shot in Hermosa on the Northwest Side Thursday night.

Vicente Hernandez, 33, was shot in the chest in the 2200 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue about 11:25 p.m., Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was driven by a friend to the Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

At least seven other people have been murdered in the 25th police district, which covers Hermosa and Belmont Cragin, according to police statistics. At least four of the district’s murders were recorded within the last three weeks.

Nicolas Marquina Ortiz and Norma Hernandez were fatally shot March 31 when a gunman stopped his car in front of them and opened fire following an argument in the 2500 block of North Lamon Avenue, according to police.

Less than a week earlier, Miguel Marchan was a passenger in a car in the 3100 block of North Mango Avenue at about 3:10 a.m. when someone approached and demanded the car before opening fire, killing him, police said.

The Latest
Ryan Pedon begins Illinois State tenure by adding two players through transfer portal while making nine offers.
Students and a faculty member at Phillips Academy H.S. have taken the meals into a photo studio to shine a light on the often unappetizing offerings.
As silent movie people invade the sumptuous manor, some of the family ventures to France to provide additional eyefuls.
All inbound and outbound trains were stopped near Geneva as police investigate, according to Metra.
The child had been playing outside in the area of Cherry and Hill streets Monday afternoon when he was hit by a bus that was driving through the neighborhood after high school had let out, police said.