Nigell D. Vazquez fatally shot in Chatham

Nigell D. Vazquez was fatally shot Thursday night in the Chatham neighborhood.

Vazquez, 22, was standing on a porch in the in the 8600 block of South Ingleside Avenue when two people walked up and started shooting about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

Ciara Brown, who lives nearby, said she heard 12 shots before coming outside and seeing police activity. Brown, 21, said three people were shot near her backyard Aug. 13.

Vazquez died about an hour later at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, which would not release his home address.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area South detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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