Ovadiyah Chandler fatally shot in Jackson Park near Museum of Science and Industry

Scene where Ovadiyah Chandler was shot / Photo by Alex Wroblewski
Scene where Ovadiyah Chandler was shot / Photo by Alex Wroblewski

Ovadiyah Chandler was killed in a Sunday night shooting in the Hyde Park neighborhood that left another man wounded.

Chandler, 34, was with a 41-year-old man in the 5600 block of South Everett Avenue in Jackson Park when someone walked up and opened shot them about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.

The shooting happened less than a block from the Museum of Science and Industry.

Chandler was shot twice in the back of the head and died at the scene, authorities said. His home address was not immediately available.

The other man was shot in the arm and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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