Gunmen kill man at West Pullman gas station, police say
Two gunmen opened fire on Dezmond Radcliffe, 25, at a gas station in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue Wednesday morning, police said.
A man was shot and killed at a gas station in the West Pullman neighborhood Wednesday morning, according to Chicago police.
Two gunmen opened fire on Dezmond Radcliffe, 25, in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue around 9:20 a.m., police said.
Radcliffe was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The gunmen drove away in a silver car, police said. No arrests were reported.
On Tuesday, a man was shot and killed three blocks away in the 11300 block of North Michigan Avenue.
The shootings happened in the 5th police district, which stretches from Roseland to Altgeld Gardens on the Far South Side. Reports of shootings in the district have dropped 34% over the same period last year, from 175 to 116, according to police statistics. Murders have dropped by 29%, from 42 to 30, over last year.
But violent crime in the district is still higher this year when compared to 2019. Murders have risen 36% and shootings 8% from three years ago.