Our Pledge To You


Man killed, woman wounded in Brighton Park drive-by shooting

4600 block of South Kedzie | Google Maps

A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

About 4:30 a.m., 29-year-old Juan Lopez and the 22-year-old woman were sitting in a vehicle in the 4600 block of South Kedzie when someone in a dark SUV fired shots at them, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Lopez was shot in the neck and back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later, police said. He lived in the same neighborhood as the shooting.

The woman suffered a gunshot wound to her hip, and her condition was stabilized at the same hospital, police said.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.