Police: Three Shot, One Fatally, On Near Southwest Side

CHICAGO (STMW) — One man is dead and two other people were wounded in a shooting on the Near Southwest Side early Sunday.

The shooting happened at 2:11 a.m. in the 2400 block of West Roosevelt Road, police said.

A 19-year-old man was shot in the head and stomach, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he later died.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken in “stable” condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to police.

A third male, whose age was not identified, wounded in the same attack later walked into John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wound to the chest.

No one was in custody Sunday morning.

Area North detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


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