A man killed while riding in an Uber near Jackson Park Medical Center was among six people shot, two fatally, between Sunday and Monday mornings, authorities said.
The man, 34, was in an Uber in the 7400 block of South Stony Island Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side when someone in a tan-colored vehicle pulled up alongside him and fired shots about 2:10 a.m. Monday, police said. The man was hit in the in the neck and head and pronounced dead at nearby Jackson Park Medical Center.
About five shell casings sat on the street in between a parking lot for a Jewel Osco and a BP gas station. Officers guarded a blue sedan with a back window shot out that was parked in the emergency room area for Jackson Park Hospital.
In the other homicide, a man was found with a gunshot wound to the torso in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side early Monday, police said. Officers responded to the 2200 block of South Keeler Avenue about 4:20 a.m. and the man, 24, was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was arguing with a woman inside a residence when the woman shot him once in the back, police said.