6 Shots, 2 Fatal, in Austin


Pensacola, Florida

– Two people were killed and four others wounded, including a suspect, in a shootout in Austin, on the West Side.

Chicago Police said people at a rally began arguing at around 2:05 a.m. in Block 100 on North Pine Street when a suspect shot the crowd. Another person returned fire, hitting him in the stomach.

Police said a 47-year-old woman was shot in the face and chest and was pronounced dead in Struger Hospital. A 35-year-old man was hit by a bullet in the chest and arm, and he was pronounced dead in the same hospital.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has not disclosed details of their deaths.

Police said a 32-year-old woman was shot in the leg and was taken to Struger Hospital in good condition. A 38-year-old man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition with a bullet in the back.

Police said another victim was injured in the groin and taken to Loyola University Medical Center in good condition.

Police said the suspect had been taken to Struger Hospital in critical condition.

Officers stood at the crime scene along the crime scene tape as a crowd gathered. One of the victims of the shooting was seen lying in an alley before an ambulance took him.

A police source said that a weapon was found at the scene. Fourth District investigators are investigating.


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