Mail carrier shot with paintball gun in Ashburn: police

The employee was delivering mail on foot at 10:25 a.m. when they were struck by paintball gunfire in the 3900 block of West 76th Place.

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Chicago police said a male entered the vehicle in the 3400 block of North Overhill Drive and drove away on Oct. 6, 2019.

Chicago police said a male entered the vehicle in the 3400 block of North Overhill Drive and drove away on Oct. 6, 2019.

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A postal employee was shot with a paintball gun Friday morning in Ashburn on the Southwest Side.

The employee was delivering mail on foot at 10:25 a.m. when they were struck by paintball gunfire in the 3900 block of West 76th Place, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

Officers responded to the scene and began investigating. The extent of the victim’s injuries was unclear.

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