Jaywan Freeman killed, two others wounded when gunman opens fire on group in Englewood street

A gunman walked up on a group Monday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood and started shooting, leaving 17-year-old Jaywan Freeman dead and two others injured.

Freeman, another 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were standing in the street about 9:50 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Harvard, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Another male walked up and opened fire, striking Freeman in the head. The Grand Crossing resident was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The other 17-year-old was shot in the left shoulder and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. The 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to Stroger Hospital. Both of their conditions were stabilized.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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