Man fatally shot in Hermosa drive-by identified as 31-year-old Adrian John Nieves

A man killed Friday night in a drive-by shooting in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side has been identified as 31-year-old Adrian John Nieves.

At 11:04 p.m., Nieves was sitting in the back seat of a minivan parked in the 4300 block of West Altgeld, Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

That’s when someone fired shots from a passing gray vehicle, police said.

Nieves was shot in the head and was taken to Community First Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. Nieves’ home address was not known.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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