1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting along Safe Passage Route in West Englewood

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - One man was killed and another was wounded Monday morning in a shooting along a CPS Safe Passage Route in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

Trevon Stiger, 20, and an 18-year-old man were walking in the 2000 block of West Marquette at 9:18 a.m. when a gunman walked up and fired shots, then ran away, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Chicago Police.

Stiger, of the 2100 block of West 68th Place, was shot in the abdomen and pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 2:57 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 18-year-old man was shot in the face and was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Police said the shooting might be gang-related.

The shooting happened along Harper High School’s Safe Passage Route.

Prior to the shooting, no one had been shot in Chicago since 12:35 a.m. Sunday, when a woman was shot near Navy Pier in Streeterville.

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