Chicago After Dark: Streak without a fatal shooting ends | Jan. 18, 2018

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Welcome to the brand-new morning article #afterdark, a roundup of crime (and more) happenings from around Chicago overnight.

A Chicago Police officer looks for shells casings after two people were shot early this morning on the 6600 block of Evans. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A Chicago Police officer looks for shells casings after two people were shot early this morning on the 6600 block of Evans. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

The Kia Sorento that was damaged in a crash Wednesday night on Interstate 65 near Crown Point, Indiana. | Indiana State Police

The Kia Sorento that was damaged in a crash Wednesday night on Interstate 65 near Crown Point, Indiana. | Indiana State Police

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The wounded were in the 400 block of South Wells Street about 1:45 a.m. when they were shot.
A man and woman were on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of South Ellis Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when someone opened fire, striking them both.
The 29-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.