A man in his 20s died in a gun battle with several others in an alley in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side.
Grand Crossing District officers and paramedics found Travon Watkins, 23, in
the 6800 block of South Calumet Avenue at about 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, police
Watkins, of the 6900 block of South Martin Luther King Drive, was pronounced
dead at the scene.
A witness told police that Watkins had exchanged gunfire with several men. Officers found a TEC-9 pistol underneath Watkins' body and
20 to 30 shell casings strewn around the area