2 shot, 1 fatally, after crash in Douglas Park

Two men, both 40, were involved in a crash with another car in the 1200 block of South California Avenue about 11:30 p.m. when someone left the car and opened fire, striking them both, police said.

SHARE 2 shot, 1 fatally, after crash in Douglas Park
Two men were shot, one fatally, May 3, 2022 in Chicago.

One man was fatally shot and another was wounded after a crash May 13, 2022 on the West Side.

Sun-Times file photo

Two people were shot, one fatally, Friday night in Douglas Park on the West Side.

Two men, both 40, were involved in a crash with another car in the 1200 block of South California Avenue about 11:30 p.m. when someone left the car and opened fire, striking them both, Chicago police said.

One of the men, Nicholas Kochenburg, was shot in the chest and abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The other man was shot in the side of the body and was taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, officials said.

Officers took one person into custody.

The Latest
The annual wandering/disappearing at Mazonia State Fish and Wildlife Area delivered the rewards of largemouth bass on frogs and a popper, and a visit by a beaver; plus the Stray Cast.
Likable couple treat themselves to one last epic date before their planned breakup in rom-com based on a YA novel.
She’s feeling a strong connection to a longtime friend but won’t pursue a relationship unless her lonely marriage ends.