Man killed, another wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

The two were in a car in the 5100 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

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A man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting Tuesday in Back of the Yards.

The two were in a car in the 5100 block of South Hermitage Avenue when someone opened fire about 4:30 p.m., Chicago police said.

One of the men, 24, was shot in the legs and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

Chaundel Gentry, 25, was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital just after 5 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No arrests have been reported.

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