1 killed, 1 critically hurt, in Roseland shooting

A 31-year-old man suffered 14 gunshot wounds to the upper body during an attack in the 200 block of West 108th Street, Chicago police said.

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A man was killed and another critically hurt in a shooting April 4, 2021 in Roseland.

A man was killed and another critically hurt in a shooting April 4, 2021 in Roseland.

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A man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday in Roseland on the Far South Side.

A 31-year-old man was arguing with two people about 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West 108th Street when one person fired multiple shots at him, Chicago police said.

He suffered 14 gunshot wounds to the upper body and was transported to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The man was identified as Derrick Triplett, of Ashburn, by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 45-year-old man tried to intervene and was also shot, police said.

He suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was taken to the same hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one is in custody, according to police.

Area Two detectives are investigating the shooting.

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