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Man killed, woman wounded in South Side shooting

They were sitting in a vehicle about 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of East 79th Street when a white SUV pulled up and two males fired shots, Chicago police said. 

A man was shot dead and another wounded Aug. 10, 2021, in Grand Crossing.
A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting Oct. 6, 2020, in the 1400 block of East 79th Street.
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A shooting Tuesday left a man dead and a woman hurt on the South Side, police said.

They were sitting in a vehicle about 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of East 79th Street when a white SUV pulled up and two males fired shots, Chicago police said.

The man, 25, was struck multiple times and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The 26-year-old woman was shot in the leg and stabilized at the same hospital.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Taurus Murry. He lived in South Chicago.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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