1 dead, 1 hurt in Calumet Heights shooting

They were on the sidewalk in the 9200 block of South Blackstone Avenue when someone opened fire, police said

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Two men were shot, one fatally, early Saturday in Calumet Heights on the South Side.

They were on the sidewalk about 12:25 a.m. in the 9200 block of South Blackstone Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 32-year-old had gunshot wounds to his chest and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Lavelle R. Lee by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Another man, 31, was shot in his shoulder and neck and was taken to the same hospital in critical condition, police said.

There was no one in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.

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