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1 wounded, 4 people of interest in custody after Near West Side brawl

SHARE 1 wounded, 4 people of interest in custody after Near West Side brawl
SHARE 1 wounded, 4 people of interest in custody after Near West Side brawl

Police were questioning four people after a shooter fired into a crowd of people fighting early Sunday in the the Near West Side neighborhood.

At 12:30 a.m., a 28-year-old man was shot after a brawl broke out in the 800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, according to Chicago police.

Someone fired a shot that struck the 28-year-old in the leg, police said.The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Officers pulled over a vehicle resembling what witnesses said the suspects drove away in, police said. Four people of interest inside were taken into police custody, and a weapon was recovered from the vehicle.

Area Central detectives were investigating. It is possible the 28-year-old was not the intended target, according to a CPD source.

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