Man Critically Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was critically wounded during a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

The 34-year-old man was sitting on the front porch of a home in the 6300 block of South Wolcott Avenue at 7:43 p.m. when a vehicle drove past and someone inside began firing, police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety said.

The man was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to the back.

No one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating.

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  • peace to all

    southside southside.another useless shooting.stop killing its other.

    • THEE Yard Ape

      Some of us say PLEASE keep killing each other!!! We are fans of balck on black crime!!!

      • German Leprechaun

        No sh!t! Every little bit helps!!

      • THEE Yard Ape

        OOOPS – that would be black on black crime!!!!!

  • German Leprechaun

    ENGLEWOOD! Well, goodness gracious… what a shock!

  • Centurion

    This is not news. This is nothing. CBS should be covering Father Pfleger at St. Sabina. He is on a mission to make sure Easter baskets do not contain toy guns. NOW THATS NEWS! i KNOW I KNOW….Where is Pfleger when all the shooting is going on….hey, he does come out after the shootings and does his…ANTI VIOLENCE MARCH…then…when it gets dark..he runs…hides..and the shooting begins

  • observer

    Shooting ` s happen so frequently on the south and west sides that it `s not even newsworthy anymore.

    • German Leprechaun

      I beg to differ! They are newsworthy because they give me my platform from which I issue my scathing social commentary!!

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