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Gunman fatally shoots man at Logan Square bus stop, then kills another man during a carjacking

The first attack occurred about 1 a.m. when a 25-year-old man sitting at a bus stop in the 3900 block of West Fullerton Avenue got into an argument with the gunman, Chicago police said.

Two men were shot to death October 21, 2021 in Logan Square.
Two men were shot to death October 21, 2021 in Logan Square.
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A gunman killed a man early Thursday during an argument at a Logan Square bus stop, then fatally shot another man and stole his car.

The first attack occurred about 1 a.m. when a 25-year-old man sitting at a bus stop in the 3900 block of West Fullerton Avenue got into an argument with the gunman, Chicago police said.

Jose Francisco Mata Ayala was shot in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The gunman fled to the 2300 block of North Keystone Avenue, where he attempted to take a 41-year-old man’s car, police said. During a struggle, the gunman shot the man in the chest and took off in the car.

Miguel Padilla was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police and the medical examiner’s office said.

On Wednesday, three other shootings were reported within 14 hours in a small portion of the Logan Square neighborhood, leaving one person dead and wounding two others.