Cicero resident Manuel Hernandez killed, second man wounded in drive-by shooting in Gage Park

Manuel J. Hernandez was killed and a second man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Thursday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The men, both 30, were inside a vehicle at 1:03 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Albany, according to Chicago Police.

Another vehicle drove up and someone inside fired shots, police said. Both victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Hernandez, a Cicero resident known as “Manny” or “Stoney,” was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:25 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The other victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

'Manny' Hernandez | GoFundMe

Manny’ Hernandez | GoFundMe

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with funeral expenses.

May Hernandez, who set up the page, wrote: “Today … we lost the most loving and caring person we all knew. The person who walked in a room with the most biggest smile.

Manny was a loving father, son, brother, cousin, and friend. God had other plans for him and as family, we will do our best to carry on his legacy.”

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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