Police: Man Killed, Teen Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting
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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was killed and a teenager critically wounded in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side on Monday morning, police said.
The shooting happened at 8:57 a.m. in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said, citing preliminary information.
A 23-year-old man was shot and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.
A 17-year-old boy wounded in the shooting was taken to Stroger in critical condition.
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