Man shot dead in Goose Island


A man was killed in a shooting in Goose Island on the North Side.

He was in a parking lot about 6:45 p.m. in the 700 block of West Evergreen Avenue when someone got out of a gray sedan and opened fire, striking him in the arm, groin and leg, Chicago police said.

The 27-year-old was was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:42 a.m, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was identified as Kenneth Hammond, the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy released Monday ruled his death a homicide.

No arrests have been made. Area Three detectives are investigating.


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