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Man killed, another hurt in Englewood shooting

Alexis Perez, 22, was hit multiple times in the side and pronounced dead at the University of Chicago Medical Center, officials said.

One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting April 18, 2020, in the 5700 block of South May Street in Englewood.
One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting April 18, 2020, in the 5700 block of South May Street in Englewood.
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A man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting Saturday in Englewood on the South Side.

They were sitting in a parked vehicle at 11:56 p.m. when someone walked up and fired shots in the 5700 block of South May Street, according to Chicago police. A 22-year-old man was hit multiple times in the side and ran to a nearby alley before he was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The man, identified as Alexis Perez, was pronounced dead at 12:57 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in Edgewater on the North Side. Autopsy results released Sunday found he died from his wounds and ruled his death a homicide.

The other man, 39, was hit in both shoulders and taken to the same hospital in fair condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area South detectives investigate.

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