2 dead, 4 wounded in South Side attacks

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Two men were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood this evening, police said. Two others were shot, one fatally, in a separate Englewood neighborhood attack.

The most recent shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Honore Street. One man died and another was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said, and he’s expected to survive.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the dead man as Brian Cross. It’s not clear where he lived before he died. The survivor was also 34, police said.

An earlier shooting took place about 6:13 p.m. in the 2000  block of East 71st Street — near Jeffery Boulevard —said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

A 39-year-old man was shot and died on the scene and the other, 49, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment, said Zala. A condition was not available.

Tyrone Soleberry, of the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, was pronounced dead at the morgue at 10:15 p.m.

Police said the shooting may have been narcotics related and that the shooter approached on foot.

Another person was shot in the 1200 block of South Jeffersron Street in the South Loop neighborhood about 7:30 p.m. That 34-year-old is in stable conditoin at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

About 1:30 a.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the 4800 block of South Prairie Avenue. He drove himself to a relatives house in the 5400 block of South Indiana Avenue and was taken from there to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

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