CHICAGO — A woman was killed and a gunman among two others wounded in a shootout Friday night in Chinatown.

A man and another gunman were shooting at each other in the 2200 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 10:50 p.m. when gunfire struck the man and two other women, Chicago police said.

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A 24-year-old woman was struck in the torso and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she died due to her injuries, officials said.

A second woman, 42, was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to her hand, police said. She was listed in good condition.

One of the gunmen, a 38-year-old man, was shot in the buttocks and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was in critical condition, authorities said.

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The man, who was in police custody, was exchanging gunfire with another male who fled the scene, according to preliminary information from police.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2021.)





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