A South Shore neighborhood man who was shot and robbed last weekend died Wednesday night.
Geremy Hoover, 24 and of the 7200 block of South Yates Avenue, was pronounced
dead Wednesday at 8:49 p.m. at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Hoover was walking with a friend in the 7200 block of South Wentworth Avenue
about 1:15 p.m. Sunday when the attacker walked up to him and asked Hoover if he
could use his cell phone
After the attacker demanded Hoover empty his pockets and give him his
valuables, Hoover and the companion tried to run away but the gunman fired
several shots at Hoover, hitting him,.
When Hoover fell to the ground, the attacker went through his pockets and
took his belongings before fleeing the scene