1 dead, 5 wounded in West Woodlawn shooting: police

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Six people were shot, one of them fatally, early Sunday in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The shooting happened about 1:10 a.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart, according to Chicago Police. Six people were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where a 39-year-old man was pronounced dead.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the fatality.

The five other victims had their conditions stabilized. A 24-year-old man was shot in his leg, a 21-year-old man was grazed in the head, a 24-year-old woman was shot in her arm, a 21-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and a 19-year-old man was shot in the back.

Shortly after the shooting, police taped off the entire block of 6400 South Eberhart. Several cars on the street had bullet holes, and one was leaking a strong odor of gasoline.

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