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1 killed, 1 injured in Pilsen shooting

One man was killed and another injured in what the police said was a gang-related shooting Friday night in Pilsen.

They were shot around 10:30 p.m. while they were westbound in a vehicle in the 1800 block of West 19th Street, Officer Hector Alfaro said.

Francisco Rufino, 22, of the 1800 block of West 17th Street, was taken to the University of Illinois Hospital, then transferred to Stroger Hospital, where he died early Saturday.

The other man, 28, was taken to the University of Illinois Hospital with a gunshot wound to an arm, Alfaro added.



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