Shots fired at police in Gresham

No officer was struck, and police did not return fire.

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A man was shot dead June 16, 2022, in Marquette Park.

Shots were fired at police Jan. 14, 2021, in the 8000 block of South Hermitage Avenue.

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Shots were fired at Chicago police officers Wednesday in Gresham on the South Side.

Officers were recovering a stolen vehicle about 9:50 p.m. in an alley in the 8000 block of South Hermitage Avenue, and while completing reports on the scene officers heard several shots fired at the other end of the alley, Chicago police said.

No officer was struck, and they did not return fire, police said.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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The wounded were in the 400 block of South Wells Street about 1:45 a.m. when they were shot.
A man and woman were on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of South Ellis Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when someone opened fire, striking them both.
The 29-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.