Man killed, another critically wounded in Auburn Gresham shooting

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One man was killed and another was critically wounded in a shootingSunday afternoon in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Courtney Lewis, 20, was with three other people about 12:30 p.m. inside a car in the 8200 block of South Ada when shots rang out, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.The car carrying Lewis sped away from the scene

Two passengers in the car realized they’d been shot and the driver stopped the car in the 8400 block of South Aberdeen, police said.

Lewis was shot twice in the back and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the same neighborhood as the shooting.

An autopsy on Monday found Lewis died of a gunshot wound to the back. His death was ruled a homicide.

A 19-year-old man suffered one gunshot wound to the back and was also taken to Christ Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

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