A Couple Expecting Baby Was Shot And Killed in Chatham

A pregnant woman was among two people fatally shot Wednesday night in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.

According to an article on fox32chicago.com, About 8:15 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 7600 block of South Champlain, and found Malik K. Bingham, 20, at the wheel of a parked car, and Wilteeah Jones, 20, lying on a sidewalk nearby, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.  

Bingham, of the Morgan Park neighborhood, was shot in the neck, while Jones, who was pregnant, suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and side, police said. She was nine months pregnant.

The baby did not survive.

Both were taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, authorities said.

A police source said the shooting was considered gang-related. No one was in custody.



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