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.
Nathaniel Lewis-Edwards, 31, was letting a passenger out of his vehicleabout 4 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Morgan when someone approached and began shooting, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He tried to get away and was involved in a crash with three other vehicles.
Firefighters and police were initially called about the crash, authorities said.
Lewis-Edwards was found inside his vehicle with a gunshot wound to his chest and pronounced dead at the scene at 4:28 p.m., according to police and the medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 18100 block of Crystal Lane in Lansing.
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.