Man killed, 2 others hurt in West Lawn shooting

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One man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The three men— ages 22, 23 and 25— were in a vehicle shortly after 2 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Lawndale when the occupants of another vehicle started shooting at them, according to Chicago Police.

They showed up at Holy Cross Hospital and were later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Vincent Avila, 23, of the 5400 block of South Moody Avenue, was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at 5:30 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The 25-year-old was shot in the neck and was listed in serious condition, police said. The 22-year-old was shot in the right wrist and left shoulder and was listed in good condition.

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