Man killed, woman seriously wounded in Old Town shooting

They were walking to a home in the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue when three people chased them and one opened fire, police said.

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Four people were killed and at least eight others were wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening.

One person was killed and another wounded Thursday on the Near North Side.

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A man was killed and a woman seriously wounded Thursday in Old Town on the Near North Side.

They were walking toward a residence in the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue when three people chased them and one opened fire about 10:45 p.m., police said.

The man was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said. He was identified as 24-year-old Mohammad Habib by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The woman was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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