CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was killed and a woman was critically injured Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in Back of the Yards.
The victims, both 26, were in a dark-colored sedan headed west in the 1100 block of West 47th Street at 3:24 p.m. when unknown assailants came up to the car and started shooting, police said.READ MORE: Bell-Ringing Ceremony Honors Chicago Firefighter Edward Singleton
The man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Teachers Union Continue Negotiations Regarding COVID Safety
The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the case and was in critical condition at the same hospital, police said.
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Area Central detectives were investigating late Wednesday. Further information was not available.