Man fatally shot in Avalon Park

The 39-year-old was shot multiple times in the 7700 block of South South Chicago Avenue early Monday morning, police said.

SHARE Man fatally shot in Avalon Park

Brian Jackson|Sun-Times files

A man was shot and killed in Avalon Park Monday morning, police said.

The man, 39, was in the 7700 block of South South Chicago Avenue around 3 a.m. when someone fired shots, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center initially in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police believe the suspect fled the scene in a car after firing shots.

No one is in custody, and Area 2 detectives are investigating.

More than 20 people were shot in Chicago in little more than four hours early Monday, including mass shootings in Englewood and Humboldt Park that wounded 11 people.

The Latest
The acidity of the Champagne cuts through the fat and salt or the potatoes, while the fat and salt balances the acidity.
Curly? Steak? Waffle? Crinkle cut? There is cause for debate around which particular french fry is best.
Bowman returns to an official NHL post for the first time since 2021, when he resigned as Hawks GM during the sexual assault scandal.
Utah’s capital city was the only candidate for 2034 after the Olympic committee gave Salt Lake City exclusive negotiating rights last year.
State troopers responded to a rollover crash early Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower just east of the Tri-State Tollway, Illinois State police said.