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3 shot — 1 fatally — in Chicago on Saturday

One man was killed and two others were wounded in citywide shootings on Saturday.

The fatal shooting happened Saturday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Von Lindsey, 25, was sitting in a vehicle at 8 p.m. in the 5900 block of West Chicago Avenue when he was shot, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was struck multiple times and died at Stroger Hospital about half an hour later.

Later that evening, a man was wounded by gunfire in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

At 11:05 p.m., the 25-year-old was shot while sitting inside a parked vehicle in the 600 block of North Ridgeway, police said. Someone inside a dark sports-utility vehicle fired gunshots at him, striking his right leg and right arm.

Chicago Police investigate the scene where a man was shot in a drive-by Saturday night in the 600 block of North Ridgeway, in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

No shootings were reported Saturday afternoon. In the morning, a man was wounded by gunfire in The Bush neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 26-year-old was struck by a bullet in his right side while he rode a vehicle at 3 a.m. in the 8300 block of South Burley, police said.

On Friday, two people were shot in Chicago, none fatally.