26-year-old Sharrod Peoples fatally shot, second man injured, while sitting in vehicle in Wrightwood

Sharrod L. Peoples was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Peoples and another man, both 26, were sitting in a car at 3:57 p.m. when someone walked up and fired shots in the 8000 block of South California, according to Chicago Police.

Peoples was shot multiple times in the body and the other man was shot in the bicep, police said.

They were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where Peoples was pronounced dead at 4:40 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The other man’s condition was stabilized, police said.

Peoples had a two-year-old son and was described as a “kind, loyal, family oriented man,” according to a fundraiser page dedicated to him.

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