A 27-year-old man was fatally shot while stepping into a vehicle in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday afternoon.
Two men carrying handguns
approached the man as he was entering a vehicle in the 3100 block of West
Arthington Street about 12:30 p.m.
One of the men opened
fire, striking the 27-year-old in the chest.
The man was
identified as Gentilis Williamson, of the 3100 block of West Arthington Street. He was declared dead at
1:07 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Police said Williamson suffered three
gunshot wounds to the chest.
The assailants, who were believed to be
about 18 to 20 years old, fled to a gray vehicle, which was last seen eastbound