Darriel Woods, 40, killed in Back of the Yards shooting

Darriel Woods was killed in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting that left another man wounded Wednesday night.

Woods, 40, was in the 5000 block of South Racine Avenue when a gunman exited a vehicle and opened fire about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

Woods, of the 5600 block of South Bishop Street, was shot in the chest multiple times and died at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County about an hour later, authorities said.

A 25-year-old man inside a home in the nearby 5000 block of South Elizabeth Street was shot in the leg by a bullet from the gunfire that erupted on Racine Avenue, police said.

The 25-year-old was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center for treatment, police said.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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