1 killed, 1 wounded in Gresham shooting

Fabian Baines, 46 and a woman were in a parking lot in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue when someone approached and unleashed gunfire, police said.

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Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was killed and a woman wounded in a shooting in the 7600 block of S. Racine Ave. in the Gresham neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was killed and a woman wounded in a shooting in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue Nov. 5, 2020.

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Two people were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting Thursday in Gresham on the South Side, police said.

About 7:30 p.m., they were in a parking lot in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue when someone approached and unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

A 46-year-old man was struck in the abdomen and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Fabian Baines, a resident of Gresham.

A woman, 39, was shot in the leg and stabilized at the same hospital, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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