Concealed-carry holder critically wounds gunman in Little Village shootout

The 24-year-old license holder returned fire, striking the gunman multiple times, police say.

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Police say a man was wounded in a shootout June 24, 2020, in the 2400 block of South Kedvale Avenue.

Police say a man was wounded in a shootout June 24, 2020, in the 2400 block of South Kedvale Avenue.

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A concealed-carry holder critically wounded a gunman during a shootout Wednesday in Little Village on the Southwest Side, according to police.

A 24-year-old man was in the yard of a home about 9:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of South Kedvale Avenue when another man approached from the sidewalk and opened fire, Chicago police said.

The 24-year-old returned fire, striking the man multiple times, police said. The man, 23, ran and was later taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

A weapon was found in the area where the younger man ran off to, police said.

The 24-year-old is a concealed-carry license holder and gave statements to Area Four detectives about the shooting, police said.

No charges have been filed.

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