1 killed, 1 wounded in Humboldt Park shooting

The man, 39, was standing in an alley about 2:55 a.m. Monday in the 2500 block of West Cortez Street when shots were fired, police said.

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A 39-year-old man was shot to death and another man was wounded in Humboldt Park Dec. 21, 2020.

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One man was killed and another man was wounded Monday in a shooting in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

The man, 39, was standing in an alley about 2:55 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Cortez Street when someone fired shots, Chicago police said. He was struck in the abdomen and transported to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He was identified as Miguel Perez, who lived in the neighborhood where he was shot, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Later Monday morning, another man showed up at St. Mary’s Hospital after being hurt in the same shooting, police said. He was being treated for gunshot wounds to his abdomen and right arm, and was listed in serious condition.

There is no one in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.

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