Man shot by concealed-carry holder charged in Little Village shootout

Fernando Cornejo, 23, fired shots at a 24-year-old man in the 2400 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. The 24-year-old license holder returned fire, striking Cornejo multiple times.

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A man was charged in connection with a shooting June 24, 2020, in Little Village.

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A man is accused of firing shots at a concealed-carry holder who returned fire Wednesday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

Fernando Cornejo, 23, was charged with seven felony counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, Chicago police said.

He allegedly approached a 24-year-old man about 9:15 p.m. in the yard of a home in the 2400 block of South Kedvale Avenue and unleashed gunfire, police said.

The 24-year-old, who is a concealed-carry license holder, returned fire, striking Cornejo multiple times, police said.

Cornejo was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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