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1 killed, 1 critically wounded in shooting in East Garfield Park

The men, 26 and 34, were attacked in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street.

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A man was killed and another man was critically wounded by gunfire in East Garfield Park on the West Side Thursday.

The men, 26 and 34, were near the street in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street when they were shot around 5:15 p.m., Chicago police said.

The 26-year-old, identified as Danton Jamier Shelton, was struck in the chest and shoulder, and was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The older man was struck in the chest and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody.