2 men wounded, one fatally, in Chatham shooting

A shooting left two people wounded, one fatally, Monday in Chatham on the South Side.

They were standing outside about 8:48 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.


A 20-year-old man was shot in the head and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Jermaine Darden of south suburban Dolton.

Another man, 62, was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm, police said. His condition was stabilized.

No arrests have been reported. Area Two detectives are investigating.

Area Two detectives are investigating.