CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A man was killed in a Ukrainian Village neighborhood shooting early Monday, police said.
The 25-year-old was driving a black SUV at 2:27 a.m., stopped at a red light on Western Avenue at Division Street, when a dark-colored car pulled alongside his vehicle and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
The rear driver’s side window of the SUV was shattered in the shooting and multiple bullet holes lined the driver’s side of the vehicle, an officer at the scene said. The SUV pulled forward and crashed into a traffic light in the northeast corner of the intersection.
The man was shot in the head, but three female passengers in the SUV were not injured, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.