Erik Peoples was killed on his own birthday, and another man was wounded when they were attacked by two gunmen in Homan Square neighborhood early Sunday on the West Side.
The men were sitting in a parked vehicle at 2:38 a.m. in the 3400 block of West Harrison. A silver car went past, stopped in front of them and two males wearing hooded sweatshirts jumped out. Both men then opened fire on the car, according to Chicago Police.
Peoples, 30, suffered gunshot wounds to the head and body, and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 5900 block of North Sheridan.
The other man, 31, was shot in the right arm and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.
—Chicago Sun-Times Wire