Martavian Emery killed in Back of the Yards shooting

Martavian Emery was killed and another person was wounded in an early Saturday shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Emery, 21, was inside the kitchen area of a home in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue when somebody opened fire from outside, authorities said.

Emery, of an unidentified home address, was struck in the chest and died at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 19-year-old was also inside the home was shot in the leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police added.

Nobody has been charged in the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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