1 dead, 5 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West side

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A 68-year-old man was killed and at least five other people were wounded in shootings Monday on the city’s South and West sides.

The man was fatally shot during a domestic dispute at 10:06 a.m. in the Douglas neighborhood on the South Side.

Booker T. Parrow was involved in an argument with a 74-year-old woman in the 2600 block of South Indiana when he pulled a gun and a struggle ensued at 10:06 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

During the struggle, the gun went off and Parrow was shot in the head, police said. Parrow, who lived on the same block, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:25 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office. As of early Tuesday, the woman was being questioned. No charges had been filed.

Monday night, a 51-year-old man was wounded in an Auburn Gresham neighborhood shooting on the South Side. He was driving about 7:35 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Ashland when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand.

About 4:45 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the foot in the 4700 block of South Prairie in the South Side Bronzeveille neighborhood, police said. The man was transported to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Monday morning, a 24-year-old man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. He was shot in the groin just after 11 a.m. in the 500 block of North Central and took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized. A police source said the man is a gang member and is not cooperating with investigators.

Monday’s first shooting happened at 9:43 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. A 35-year-old man was shot in the leg and arm, and a 49-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the first block of South Whipple, police said. They took themselves to Mount Sinai Hospital, where they were both listed in good condition.

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