One Dead, One Hurt In West Englewood Shooting

CHICAGO (CBS) — One man lay dead while another was taken to a hospital in serious condition following a Thursday night shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.

The shooting happened about 9:20 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Honore Street, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

The men were sitting on a porch when a gunman walked up and fired shots, striking two men, police said.

He fled the scene on foot.

When police arrived, Brian Cross, 34, was dead from multiple gunshots, police said.

A 35-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Fire Media Affairs.

A third person fled the scene after the shooting but was not injured, according to authorities.

No one was in custody late Thursday.

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