A 23-year-old man was killed in a shootout this afternoon in the East Chatham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.
The victim, whose identity was not being released pending family
notification, was shot in the back during an exchange of gunfire with at least
one other gunman.
The shooting happened about 3:15 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Ellis
Avenue. The victim was taken in serious condition to Advocate
Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was later pronounced dead at 4:35