Man killed, woman wounded in Little Village shooting

Sergio Sanchez, 23, was walking with the 22-year-old woman when two masked gunmen came up behind them in the 3200 block of West 24th Street, authorities said.

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Two people were shot, one of them fatally, Jan. 16, 2020, in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

Two people were shot, one of them fatally, Jan. 16, 2020, in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

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A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday after they were shot in Little Village on the Southwest Side, according to police.

Sergio Sanchez, 23, was walking with the 22-year-old woman about 9:15 p.m. when two males in masks came up behind them in the 3200 block of West 24th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. As the pair turned around, the males opened fire, striking Sanchez in the chest and leg and the woman in the hip and leg.

Both victims were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where Sachez, who lived in Little Village, was pronounced dead, authorities said. The woman, 22, was stabilized.

The shooters fled south on Sawyer Avenue, police said. No arrests have been reported.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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