Jamaal Bellamy killed in drive-by shooting in East Garfield Park

A man killed in a drive-by shooting late Thursday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified as 35-year-old Jamaal Bellamy.

A red car approached Bellamy in the 700 block of South Saint Louis about 10:50 p.m. and someone inside fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Bellamy was struck in the chest, arm and side; and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:36 p.m. He lived in the 1500 block of West 59th Street.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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