Suspects in custody in East Side after 67-year-old food vendor shot: Chicago police

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Suspects in custody after food vendor shot, SWAT situation
Chicago police said suspects were taken into custody after a food vendor was shot in the 10700-block of South Ewing in the East Side neighborhood.

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Suspects are in custody after a standoff in the East Side neighborhood Wednesday night, Chicago police said.

Chicago police said just after 7:30 p.m., a 67-year-old food vendor was approached by two people in the 10700-block of South Ewing, who pulled out guns and opened fire.

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The vendor was struck in the leg and taken to University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.

Both of the shooters ran into a home nearby. A SWAT team responded, leading to a barricade situation, CPD said.

Police said the suspects were later taken into custody without incident.

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