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Man killed, two others wounded in Bronzeville shooting

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One man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting early Wednesday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The three were standing on the sidewalk at 12:01 a.m. in the 300 block of East 47th when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

Shedrick Joel McPherson Jr., 31, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was dropped off at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:21 a.m., authorities said. He lived in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood.

A 45-year-old was shot in the chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said. The third man, 33, walked into Mercy Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transferred to Stroger in critical condition.