1 killed, 3 wounded, in Englewood shooting

Four people were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting in Englewood Tuesday night.

At about 8:35 p.m., several individuals were on the sidewalk in the 7000 block of South Halsted when an unknown offender began shooting from a gray Durango, Chicago police said.

Four people were struck by gunfire.

Melvin Bolden, 37, was shot in the head and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He died three days later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


A 34-year-old man was shot twice in the buttocks and once in the abdomen. He was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

A 43-year-old man was shot twice in the left leg and transported to an area hospital in good condition.

A female, unknown age, suffered a graze wound to the arm and refused medical attention. She left the scene.

No one is in custody. Area One detectives are investigating.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.