1 killed, 1 wounded in Humboldt Park shooting

The men were outside about 2 p.m. in the 800 block of North Ridgeway Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

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Two people were shot, one fatally, May 2, 2021, in Humboldt Park.

Two people were shot, one fatally, May 2, 2021, in Humboldt Park.

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Two men were shot, one of them fatally, Sunday in Humboldt Park on the West Side, according to police.

The men were outside about 2 p.m. in the 800 block of North Ridgeway Avenue when someone walked up and fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

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One man, 34, was struck in the shoulder and leg and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Julius Barnes.

The other man, 40, was in good condition with gunshot wounds to the arm and abdomen, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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