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Person killed, man critically wounded in Grand Crossing shooting

About 10:44 a.m., they were in the 1200 block of East 71st Street when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said. 

A person died and another was wounded in a shooting Sept. 24, 2021, in Grand Crossing.
A person died and another was wounded in a shooting Sept. 24, 2021, in Grand Crossing.
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A person was killed and a man wounded in a shooting Friday morning in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

About 10:44 a.m., they were in the 1200 block of East 71st Street when someone unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Ronald Blasingame, 33, whose age was not immediately known, was struck multiple times and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

A 34-year-old man was shot in the head and taken to the same hospital in critical condition, police said.

No arrests have been made. Area One detectives are investigating.