1 killed, 2 injured in South Lawndale shooting

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO Three people were injured in a shooting in the city’s South Lawndale neighborhood near the Cook County Department of Corrections, according to fire officials.

Chicago fire officials said three people were shot near the 2700 block of South California Avenue at approximately 9 p.m.

Police said a 31-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman were walking when two unknown perpetrators exited a vehicle and opened fire, striking them both. A nearby 35-year-old woman sustained a graze wound in the shooting and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

The 31-year-old man was struck several times to the face and chest and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 60-year-old woman was struck in the knee and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The shooting is under investigation.

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