Man killed, 2 others wounded in Morgan Park shooting

They were outside with a group of people in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue early Friday when someone fired shots and fled in a black sedan.

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Three people were wounded in a shooting June 24, 2022 on the Far South Side.

A man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting June 24, 2022 on the Far South Side.

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A man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting early Friday in Morgan Park on the Far South Side.

They were outside with a group of people in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 2:05 a.m. when someone opened fire and fled in a black sedan, Chicago police said.

Two men were shot in the torso and were taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. Christian Beamons, 18, was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. A second man, 31, was in critical condition.

A woman, 25, was shot in the leg and was also taken to Christ, where she was in fair condition, officials said.

No one was in custody.

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