1 dead, 2 wounded in West Pullman shooting

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A man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.

At 12:35 a.m., the three people were standing on the sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, according to Chicago Police.

An 18-year-old man had multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and left shoulder and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 1:36 a.m., police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. The man, identified as Brandon Bivens, lived in the same block as the shooting.

A 19-year-old woman was struck in the right hand and was taken to Roseland Community Hospital, police said. She was in good condition.

A 23-year-old man who was struck in the left arm took himself to Roseland, police said. He was in serious condition and transferred to Stroger Hospital.

No one was in custody as Area South detectives investigated, police said.

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