2 killed, 1 critically wounded in Chicago Lawn shooting

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A man and woman were killed and another man was critically woundedin a shooting Saturday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

About 9:40 p.m., they were traveling south in a four-door sedan in the 5900 block of South Richmond when someone fired shots from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.

Frankie Baez, 25, and Jasmine Chacon-Chavez, 21, were shot and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. They both lived in the Brighton Park neighborhood.

Another man, 20, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his arms and legs, police said.

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives investigated the shooting.

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