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Man killed, another wounded in South Shore shooting

An 18-year-old was found with gunshot wounds to his chest and right arm inside of a home in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, police said.

A 31-year-old man was fatally shot Oct. 17, 2021, in West Garfield Park.
A shooting left one man dead and another wounded Sept. 28, 2020, in South Shore.
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Two men were wounded, one of them fatally, in a shooting Monday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

Chicago police released few details immediately after the shooting, which happened about 1:25 p.m. in the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue.

An 18-year-old was found inside a home with gunshot wounds to his chest and right arm, police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Another man, 19, was shot in his shoulder and back, police said. He was taken in fair condition to Trinity Hospital, and transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Rashad Verner. He lived in South Shore.

No arrests have been reported. Area One detectives are investigating.

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