Police: 1 dead, 2 wounded in Lawndale shooting

Sunday, August 20, 2017 07:10PM
CHICAGO - A man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting Sunday evening in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police.

The shooting happened about 6:25 p.m. in the 3000 block of West Polk, police said. Details on the circumstances of the shooting were unknown.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the body and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner's office did not immediately confirm the fatality.

A 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man both suffered gunshot wounds to the left leg, police said. They both were taken in good condition to an area hospital.

Area North detectives were investigating the shooting.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)
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