Chicago crime: Suspect shoots man in argument, kills another in hit-and-run in Gage Park, police say

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Monday, April 1, 2024
Suspect shoots 1, kills another in hit-and-run: CPD
A man in his late 20s was run over and killed by a suspect involved in an earlier shooting in Gage Park on Sunday, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An argument lead to a shooting then to a deadly hit-and-run on the city's Southwest Side, Chicago police said.

The incident happened Sunday around 1:30 a.m. on the 5600-block of South Artesian Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood.

A man in his 30s was in a verbal argument with the alleged shooter. The shooter then approached in a black vehicle and started shooting at him.

The victim was sent to the hospital with a graze wound to the left eyebrow, he is expected to be okay.

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After the shooting, the man drove off westbound on 57th Street, striking a second victim and driving away.

That victim was a 27-year-old man. He was sent to the hospital with major head and body injuries. He died at the hospital.

No one is in custody. CPD Area One Detectives are investigating.

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