By Deanese Williams-Harris and Peter Nickeas
6:49 AM CST, March 9, 2013
A 24-year-old man was fatally wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting on the South Side in the city's South Shore neighborhood.
About 3:45 p.m., Raymond Tucker was walking on the 1900 block of East 79th Street when a group of males jumped out of a vehicle and shot him, authorities said.
The man was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.
The shooter jumped back into the car and fled east on 79th Street, police said. Tucker was pronounced dead about an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. He lived around the corner, in the 7900 block of South Jeffery Boulevard.
Elsewhere in the city:
Early Saturday morning, an 18-year-old man walked into Saint Anthony Hospital with a graze wound to his face and a gunshot wound to the back, police said. He told police he had been shot about 3 a.m. in the 2400 block of South Rockwell Street in the Little Village neighborhood.
About 11 p.m. Friday night, a 37-year-old man was shot near the intersection of 69th and Wood streets, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition with a wound to the leg. Someone walked up, shot him, and fled.
About 10 a.m. Friday, a 17-year-old was shot in the leg in the 7900 block of South Vernon Avenue in the Chatham email@example.com
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