1 killed, 2 wounded in Thursday shootings

A man was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head in Roseland, police said.

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A man was killed and two others wounded Thursday in shootings across Chicago.

The man, 24, was found shot to death inside a vehicle in Roseland on the South Side.

He was found by a neighbor who noticed his vehicle parked in an alley for hours in the 9900 block of South State Street, Chicago police said. When officers were called about 12:15 p.m., they found the man with a gunshot wound to the back of his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Later in the afternoon, a man and woman were wounded in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

They were sitting in a parked vehicle about 4 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Augusta Boulevard when someone drove up alongside and opened fire, Chicago police said. A 49-year-old woman was struck in the forearm while a man, 42, was shot in the leg.

They were both taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were listed in good condition, police said.

Wednesday’s shootings killed one person and hurt six others in Chicago.

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