3 people killed, 4 wounded by gunfire in Chicago Wednesday

Two of the fatal attacks occurred in Chatham, the other in West Garfield Park.

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Three people were killed and four others were wounded by gunfire in Chicago Wednesday.

  • A man was found dead in an alley in Chatham hours after he was shot early Wednesday. The man, 43, was found with a gunshot wound to his head in the 7500 block of South Saint Lawrence Avenue at 6:25 a.m., police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. There was a ShotSpotter notification of gunfire around 12:40 a.m., but the man was not found then.
  • A man was killed during an argument in West Garfield Park around 11:40 a.m. The man, 21, was arguing with someone on a porch in the 3800 block of West Maypole Avenue when the other person took out a gun and started firing, police said. The man was pronounced dead that afternoon at Stroger Hospital, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name has not been released. No one was arrested.
  • A woman was shot to death while riding in a car in Chatham around 11:50 p.m. The 24-year-old was in the back seat when someone fired at the car in the 900 block of East 82nd Street, police said. She was shot in the head and was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

At least four people were wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday.

Fifteen people were shot, one fatally, Tuesday in Chicago.

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