1 dead, 1 wounded in South Side attack

Police at the scene

Chicago police work at the scene of a fatal shooting at 71st an Jeffery on Chicago's southeast side.
(Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune / January 10, 2013)

Two men were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood this evening, police said. Two others were shot, one fatally, in a separate Englewood neighborhood attack. 

The most recent shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Honore Street. One man died and another was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said, and he's expected to survive. 

An earlier shooting took place about 6:13 p.m. in the 2000  block of East 71st Street — near Jeffery Boulevard —said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

One man was shot and died on the scene, the other suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment, said Zala. A condition was not available.

News Affairs had no immediate information on any of the circumstances of the shooting.

Another person was shot in the 1200 block of South Jeffersron Street in the South Loop neighborhood before 9 p.m. That person is in stable conditoin at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. 

Check back for more information. 

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