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1 man killed, 1 wounded, in possible shootout in Englewood

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A 53-year-old man was killed and a 20-year-old man was wounded in a possible shootout Tuesday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.

The men were shot about 8:45 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Racine, according to Chicago Police.

Nevens Johnson, who lived in the neighborhood, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The younger man was shot in the abdomen and taken to University of Chicago Medical Center where his condition stabilized, police said.

The men were fighting with each other when others got involved and shots were fired.  The men may have shot one another, but police had not yet determined who fired the shots.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said. Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.