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Authorities identify man killed in West Garfield Park double shooting

Two men were standing on the sidewalk in the 4100 block of West Adams Street Wednesday when a car drove past and someone inside fired.

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot September 23, 2021 in Austin.
A man was killed and another hurt in a drive-by shooting May 5, 2021 in West Garfield Park.
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A man was killed and another was wounded in a drive-by shooting Wednesday evening in West Garfield Park.

John Wesley-Reese Allen and another man were shot on a sidewalk by someone in a passing car about 7:40 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Allen, 33, was shot in the leg and lower back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The other man, 29, was struck in the wrist and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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