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1 dead, 1 critical in Albany Park shooting

A man was killed and another man was in critical after both were shot Saturday morning in Albany Park on the Northwest Side. | Chicago police

A man is dead and another was critically wounded after a shooting Saturday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

About 5:20 a.m., the men were sitting in a vehicle parked in an alley in the 4400 block of North Bernard Street when someone approached them on foot and opened fire, according to Chicago police.

Roberto Ramirez, 23, was shot in his head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The other man, 22 years old, was shot in the face and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

Ramirez lived a block away from where he was shot, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation. No one was in custody.