3 people killed by gunfire in Chicago Monday

An off-duty Illinois state trooper and a woman were found fatally shot inside a car in the East Side neighborhood. A man was killed in Bronzeville.

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Three people were fatally shot in separate shootings, Jan. 24, 2022, in Chicago.

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Three people were killed by gunfire in Chicago Monday.

  • An off-duty Illinois State Police trooper and a woman were found dead in a car in the East Side neighborhood. Antonio Alvarez, 30, and Amanda Alvarez, 31, were found in the 11000 block of South Avenue E around 1:40 p.m., according to the Illinois State Police. Both had gunshot wounds to the head and were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Alvarez was a three-year veteran of the Illinois State Police. Officers recovered a weapon at the scene.
  • A man was fatally shot while driving in Bronzeville on the South Side. Just after 8 p.m., the 35-year-old was driving in the 4800 block of South Wabash Avenue when someone in another vehicle opened fire, Chicago police said. He suffered gunshot wounds to the body and struck several parked vehicles before coming to a stop. He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He has not yet been identified.

Three people were killed and 18 others were wounded in shootings last weekend in Chicago.

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