One killed in Near North Side triple shooting

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO Three people were injured, one fatally, in a shooting in the city’s Near North Side community area early Sunday morning, according to police.

Police said a 29-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man were sitting together in a parked car when they were shot from an unknown direction, with shots also striking a 23-year-old man on the sidewalk at approximately 3:35 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Dearborn Street.

  • The 29-year-old woman was struck to the foot and grazed to the leg and was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in fair condition.
  • The 27-year-old man was struck to the head and taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.
  • The 23-year-old man was struck to the foot and taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition.

There is currently no description of the perpetrator, but police said shots were possibly fired from a grey vehicle.

No one is in custody and the shooting is under investigation by Area Three detectives.

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