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Man killed, woman hurt in Cottage Grove Heights drive-by

August Gills, 18, was hit in the head and shoulder and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died several hours later, authorities said.

A man was killed and another was hurt in a shooting August 22, 2020, in Little Village.
A man was killed and a woman was hurt in a shooting June 6, 2020, in the 800 block of East 98th Place.
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A man was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting Saturday in Cottage Grove Heights on the South Side.

About 2:40 p.m., they were in the 800 block of East 98th Place when an orange Dodge Charger pulled up and fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

August Gills, 18, was hit in the head and shoulder and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died several hours later, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy conducted Sunday confirmed that Gills died of his gunshot wounds, the medical examiner’s office said. His was ruled a homicide.

A 27-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet and refused treatment, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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