1 dead, 1 wounded in West Pullman shooting


Two men were shot, one fatally, Sunday in West Pullman on the Far South Side.

About 3:20 p.m., the two men were in the 11500 block of South La Salle Street when they were approached by someone who fired shots in their direction, Chicago police said.

One man, 34, was struck multiple times and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Jeremy Smothers.

The other man, 59, also suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was in serious condition at the same hospital, police said.

No arrests have been reported. Area Two detectives are investigating.





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