Man killed, woman wounded in Burnside shooting

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The 9100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue | Chicago Police

A man was killed and a woman was wounded early Saturday in shooting in the Burnside neighborhood.

Officers were called about 1:10 a.m. to the 9100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue and found the two victims, Chicago Police said.

Derric Smith, 41, of Englewood, was found inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to his head, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office and police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 22-year-old woman was found with gunshot wounds across the street, police said. She was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

An autopsy Saturday afternoon ruled that Smith died from multiple gunshot wounds. His death was ruled a homicide.

Area South detectives were investigating the shooting.

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