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1 killed, 1 seriously wounded in Bronzeville shooting

Two men were seriously wounded in a shooting Monday night in the 4700 block of South Forrestville. | Google

A man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a shooting Monday night that was sparked by an argument in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood, police said.

The men were arguing with another person about 8:20 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Forrestville when the person pulled out a gun and started shooting, according to Chicago Police.

Omar Norwood, 35, was shot in the head. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he died, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The other man, 30, suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said. He was taken to the same hospital where he was in serious condition, police said.

Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.