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Man killed, teen wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

Updated: August 25, 2014 3:19PM



A man was killed and a teenager critically wounded in a shooting on the South Side Monday morning, police said.

The shooting happened at 8:57 a.m. in the 5400 block of South Winchester in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said, citing preliminary information.

A 23-year-old man was shot and taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the fatality.

A 17-year-old boy wounded in the shooting was taken to Stroger in critical condition.



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