Police: One Dead, Two Wounded During Shooting
UPDATED 12/29/10 6:30 a.m.
CHICAGO (CBS/WBBM) – An 18-year-old man was shot and killed, and two others were injured, while they were in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the Southwest Side’s Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
WBBM Newsradio 780’s Lisa Fielding reports family members say Delorean Daniel was on his way to his sister’s home in the 6100 block of Souht Sacramento Avenue when the shooting happened.
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Daniel’s father tells the Chicago Tribune he called his twin brother Derrick to tell him he thought someone in a black Chevrolet was following him.
Police responded to the scene at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday. Someone walked up to the parked vehicle, shot through the windshield and hit Daniel in the head, police said. Two other men in the vehicle were wounded.
Daniel, of the 6400 block of South Albany Avenue, was dead on the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Daniel’s father said his son had just graduated from Orr High School Academy and was studying criminal justice at Malcolm X College.
A 17-year-old who was shot in the chest was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in critical condition while a 20-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.
Neighbors reported hearing about a dozen gunshots ring out at the time of the shooting.
A motive was not known immediately and the shooter was not in custody at 4 a.m.
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.