Evergreen Park man shot dead on Englewood street

Evergreen Park man shot dead on Englewood street

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE: A southwest suburban Evergreen Park man was killed late Friday in a drive-by shooting on a South Side Englewood neighborhood street.

Lafayette Johnson, of the 2600 block of West 89th Place in Evergreen Park, was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:36 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

The 34-year-old man was shot while walking in the 7100 block of South Eggleston Avenue at 11:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

Someone in a passing dark-colored vehicle opened fire, leaving him with a gunshot wound to the back, police said.

No one is in custody and Area South detectives are investigating.

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