A 25-year-old man was shot to death in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood just south of U.S. Cellular Field on the South Side early Tuesday morning.
The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. near 37th and Wells streets. The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead there, according to police.
The man was identified as August Golladay, and he was shot inside his home, authorities said. He died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Police said the man’s 67-year-old father was taken into custody and that he shot the 25-year-old during an argument.
A man has been charged with shooting his son to death early Tuesday in the Armour Square neighborhood.
Donald Galladay, 67, was charged with involuntary manslaughter of a family member in the shooting death of his 25-year-old son August Galladay, authorities said.
Police said the elder Golladay shot his son in the chest while the two argued inside a home in the 3700 block of South Wells Street about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Both men lived on the block where the shooting occurred.
August Galladay was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:19 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Galladay was ordered held on $250,000 bond Wednesday.