CHICAGO — A person of interest is being questioned after a verbal altercation turned deadly on the city’s West Side, police said.

Around 8:30 a.m., in the 5300 block of W. Division in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, a 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old male allegedly got into an argument with another man.

According to police, the man pulled out a gun and shot the 19-year-old and 17-year-old multiple times.

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The 19-year-old was rushed to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead. The 17-year-old was also taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

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