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.
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