Chicago crime: Man riding scooter struck by vehicle then fatally shot in South Shore

A man riding a scooter was struck by a vehicle and then fatally shot in South Shore Friday night. 

At about 6:16 p.m., a 22-year-old man was riding a scooter in the 2300 block of East 71st Street when he was struck by a Hyundai Sonata.

The man ran westbound on 71st Street.

Then, an occupant from the vehicle that struck him, produced a gun and fired shots. 

The man was struck in the head and chest.


The vehicle then collided with a guard rail, police said.

The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition, and was later pronounced dead.

No offenders are in custody.

Area One detectives are investigating.