1 killed, 2 wounded in Pilsen shooting: police

All three were standing on a sidewalk near Peter Cooper Dual Language Academy, 1624 W. 19th St., when someone opened fire at them, Chicago police said.

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One person was shot and killed, and two others were wounded July 10, 2021, in the 1800 block of South Paulina Street.

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A 26-year-old man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting Saturday near an elementary school in Pilsen on the Near West Side.

About 6 p.m., all three were standing on a sidewalk near Peter Cooper Dual Language Academy, 1624 W. 19th St., when someone opened fire at them, Chicago police said.

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One person was shot and killed, and two others were wounded July 10, 2021, in the 1800 block of South Paulina Street.

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Martin Palafox was shot in the head and neck and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 22-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were both struck in their right shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were listed in good condition, police said.

Area Three detectives were investigating.

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