Man killed, father wounded in gunfight over who would walk the dog

Posted at 2:40 PM, Apr 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-09 14:40:36-04

(Photo: WGN-TV)

CHICAGO – A man was killed Sunday morning in an exchange of gunfire with his father during an alleged dispute over who would walk the dog.

The shooting took place around 8 a.m. in the 9100 block of South Woodlawn in the city’s Burnside neighborhood.

Police say the 43-year-old father was hit multiple times and taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The 22-year-old son also suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the hospital.

Police say the “victims shot each other after engaging in a verbal altercation” over who would walk the dog. Officers recovered two guns from the scene.