A manwas killed and three people, including a young child, were injured in a crash caused by a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A 31-year-old man was letting a passenger out of his vehicleabout 4 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Morgan when an unknown person approached and began shooting, Chicago Police said. The man was involved in a crash with three other vehiclesas he tried to get away.
Firefighters and police were initially called about the crash, authorities said.
The man was found inside his vehicle with a gunshot wound to his chest and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. A 21-year-old woman who was inside his vehicle was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital with minor injuries in good condition.
A 63-year-old woman and 5-year-old boy who were inside another vehicle involved in the crash suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. The woman was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and the boy to Comer Children’s Hospital. Both of their conditions were stabilized.