1 killed, 1 injured in separate South Side shootings

Two men were injured, one fatally, in separate shooting on the South Side this past evening, official said.  

A 19-year-old man was killed after being shot in the chest near the intersection of 64th Street and Wolcott Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said. He was identified as Ricardo Hall, of the 7900 block of South Honore Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

After the shooting, police said the victim was 30 years of age, but a spokesman from the medical examiner’s office this morning said the victim was only 19.

The shooting occurred at 7:10 p.m.; the man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:36 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

No arrests have been made at this time.

 Police said, earlier in the evening, a 26-year-old man was in a serious- to-critical condition after being shot on the 6300 block of South Carpenter Street in Englewood neighborhood.

At about 6:55 p.m. the man was shot two to three times on the right side of his body and was taken to Stroger Hospital, police and fire officials said.