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One dead, three wounded in Avalon Park shooting

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One man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting Sunday morning in the South Side Avalon Park neighborhood, police said.

The men were shot about 5:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of East 82nd Street, according to Chicago Police.

Lavondell C. Noble, 40, suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and right hand; and a 23-year-old was shot in the face, Chicago Police and Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

They both showed up at South Shore Hospital, where they reported being shot at 5:45 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Phillips. They were later transferred to Stroger Hospital, where Noble, a South Shore neighborhood resident, died at 8:03 a.m, the medical examiner’s office said. The 23-year-old’s condition was not immediately known.

The other men gave differing accounts of what happened, but police said the violence was connected, police said.

A 31-year-old man told investigators he was walking on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of East 82nd Street when someone in a white sedan opened fire, striking him in the groin and back, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.

A 34-year-old man was shot in the left forearm and was taken to Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, where his condition was stabilized, police said.