Chicago shooting: Man shot to death while driving in Little Village; responding CPD officer injured

ByMaher Kawash and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, March 26, 2023
Man fatally shot while driving on SW Side; responding officer injured
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A Little Village, Chicago shooting left a man shot and killed. A police officer was injured while responding to the 2200 block of South Sawyer Avenue.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was killed in a Sunday morning shooting on Chicago's Southwest Side, police said.

The drive-by shooting happened in the Little Village neighborhood's 2200 block of South Sawyer Avenue at about 2 a.m., police said. A 25-year-old man was driving southbound on Sawyer Avenue when someone fired into his vehicle.

The officers who responded to the scene encountered an unruly group of people. Someone threw an object at the officers, striking one on his head, before the group fled the scene.

The Chicago Fire Department transported the officer to a hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody and Area four detectives are investigating.

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