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1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In West Town Shooting

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Residents of an apartment in the 2500 block of West Division Street in West Town look down at the scene where police say a person was shot and killed Sunday morning. (Credit: STMW)

Residents of an apartment in the 2500 block of West Division Street in West Town look down at the scene where police say a person was shot and killed Sunday morning. (Credit: STMW)

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CHICAGO (STMW) — One man was killed and another person was hurt in a shooting in the West Town neighborhood Sunday morning.

The shooting happened at 6:04 a.m. near Division Street and Campbell Avenue, leaving one person fatally shot in the head, police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said, citing preliminary information.

A 36-year-old man was killed in the shooting and was pronounced dead about half an hour later at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of family.

Fire Media Affairs said a second person was wounded in the shooting and that both people shot were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. However, police could not immediately confirm that a second person was shot.

Details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately available as area detectives investigate.

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