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Concealed carry license holder grazed by bullet in exchange of gunfire after traffic accident

The man began following the driver of an SUV, who stopped, got out and began firing, police said. The man returned fire and the SUV driver ran away.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.
A 23-year-old concealed carry license holder was grazed by a bullet in a shoot out with someone who struck his vehicle in South Shore.
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A man with a concealed carry license was grazed by a bullet during an exchange of gunfire with the driver of an SUV after a traffic accident early Thursday in South Shore.

About 2:40 a.m., the man, 23, was in his car in the 7100 block of South Yates Boulevard when a silver Ford Escape struck it and fled, Chicago police said.

The man began following the SUV driver, who stopped, got out and began firing at him, police said. The 23-year-old returned fire and the SUV driver ran away.

The 23-year-old was grazed in the leg and refused to go to the hospital, police said.

No one was in custody.