2 men shot, 1 fatally in Lower West Side

The men, 21 and 24, were in the 2300 block of West 24th Street when someone opened fire around 10:25 a.m., Chicago police said.

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A man was killed and another was critically wounded in a shooting in the Lower West Side Thursday morning.

The men, 21 and 24, were in the 2300 block of West 24th Street when someone opened fire around 10:25 a.m., Chicago police said. They took themselves to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Anthony Ayala, 24, was struck in the head and pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. The other suffered multiple gunshot wounds on the body and was in critical condition.

No arrests were made.

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