Man Shot While in Vehicle

By Darryl Holliday on January 13, 2013 9:37am | Updated on January 13, 2013 10:44am

 Police are investigating the shooting death of Damian Barnes, 22, who was killed Jan. 13, 2013.
Police are investigating the shooting death of Damian Barnes, 22, who was killed Jan. 13, 2013.
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CHICAGO — A man was killed early Sunday morning when he was shot in a vehicle in Lawndale and another man was wounded by gunfire in a separate Lawndale attack.

Damian Barnes, 22, was sitting in the driver's seat of a parked car when an unknown gunmen got in the vehicle and fired shots, hitting Barnes in the back about 12:50 a.m., authorities said.

Barnes, of the 4200 block of West Van Buren Street, was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead at 2:49 a.m.

According to police, Barnes is affiliated with a local gang.

No one is currently in custody, police said.

In a separate shooting Sunday morning, police said a man in his late-40s walked into Rush Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip at about 2:10 a.m. after being shot on the 1600 block of South Kedvale Avenue.

No further information was available on the shooting

 

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