Map of shooting scene

12400 block of South Union (Google map / January 2, 2013)

A man was shot and killed as he drove in the West Pullman neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said.

Ulysses Gissendanner, 19, was in the 12400 block of South Union Avenue when he was fatally shot in the head, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was declared dead at Roseland Hospital at 3:15 p.m.

The victim was driving when someone shot him about 2:35 p.m., and he was taken to Roseland, according to preliminary information available from Chicago Police News Affairs. Police had no further information available as of about 7:30 p.m.

An autopsy for Gissendanner, of the 9700 block of South LaSalle Street, was scheduled for Thursday.

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