2 people killed, 3 wounded in shootings in Chicago Thursday

Two men were killed in attacks in Austin on the West Side and Auburn Gresham on the South Side.

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Two people were killed and three were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Thursday.

  • One man was killed and two others were wounded in Austin on the West Side around 5:30 p.m., police said. They were shot while traveling in a car in the 5500 block of West Hadden Avenue. A 21-year-old man was struck in the shoulder and transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. Another man, 20, was hit in the back and taken to the hospital in good condition. The third man, 23, suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
  • A man man was shot to death in Auburn Gresham on the South Side around 9:30 p.m. The man, 40, was sitting in a parked car in the 8700 block of South Sangamon Avenue when two people walked up and opened fire, police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the head and chest and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

At least one other person was wounded in Chicago Thursday.

Seven people were shot Wednesday in Chicago.

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