Man killed, another wounded in South Shore shooting

The two men, 36 and 65, where on a sidewalk when someone fired at them, Chicago police said.

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A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in the 7500 block of South Colfax Avenue.

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Two men were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting Friday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

The men, 36 and 65, were standing at a street corner about 3:15 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Colfax Avenue when someone across the street opened fire at them, Chicago police said.

The younger man was struck in his body and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified as Denzel Larnell Walker, 26, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The older man was shot in the left leg and declined medical attention at the scene.

No arrests were reported.

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