CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A man was killed early Thursday a shooting and vehicle crash near the University of Chicago campus in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.
The 25-year-old was stopped at a red light when another vehicle pulled up and someone fired multiple shots about 12:05 a.m. in the 1200 block of East Midway Plaisance, according to Chicago police.
He was shot in the head, left shoulder, lower right arm and right thigh. He drove off westbound and crashed his vehicle into a tree near Midway Plaisance Park and South Woodlawn Avenue, according to police and University of Chicago campus security.
He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where we was pronounced dead, police said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed the death but did not release the man’s identity Thursday morning.
UChicago sent out a security alert about the shooting and said the victim was not affiliated with the university.
Area Central detectives were investigating.