Vincent Avila killed, two men wounded when gunshots fired into their car in West Lawn

Vincent Avila was killed and two other men were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The three men were in a vehicle shortly after 2 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Lawndale when the occupants of another vehicle started shooting at them, according to Chicago Police.

The three showed up at Holy Cross Hospital and were later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Avila, 23, of the 5400 block of South Moody Avenue, was shot in the chest, and was pronounced dead at 5:30 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 25-year-old was shot in the neck and was listed in serious condition, police said. A 22-year-old man was shot in the right wrist and left shoulder and was listed in good condition.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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