1 killed, 1 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

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Two men were shot, one fatally, early Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.

Just before 3 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 5000 block of South Ashland found 23-year-old Willie Cooks in a building with a gunshot wound to his back, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Cooks, of the Roseland neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3 a.m.

Officers also found a 28-year-old man nearby who had run away and was shot in the right leg. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

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