1 dead, 2 wounded in Woodlawn shooting

One man is dead and two others were wounded in a Woodlawn neighborhood shooting Wednesday night on the South Side.

The men were shot about 7:25 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Champlain Avenue, police said.

All three men showed up at St. Bernard Hospital without the help of paramedics, police said.

One of the men, Ernest McMullen, 26, of the 800 block of East 46th Street, was shot in the head and was pronounced at the hospital, authorities said. An autopsy determined he died of multiple gunshot wounds and the death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

An 18-year-old man was transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said. The third man, 19, was shot in the shoulder and was in “stable” condition.

The survivors were not cooperating with detectives, authorities said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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