Martell Howard of Westchester fatally shot, second man wounded in West Garfield Park attack

Martell Howard of west suburban Westchester was killed and another man wounded in a shooting Thursday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

The men, ages 21 and 23, were both shot at 7:19 p.m. in the 4600 block of West Huron, according to Chicago Police.

The older man, identified as Howard, was shot in the abdomen, and was dropped off at Stroger Hospital, where he died at 8:08 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Howard lived in the 1500 block of South Manchester Avenue in Westchester. An autopsy showed he died of a gunshot wound to the torso and ruled his death a homicide.

The younger man was shot in both legs and was also driven to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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