1 killed, 2 wounded in Pilsen shooting: policeJermaine Nolenon July 11, 2021 at 12:59 am

A 26-year-old man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting Saturday near an elementary school in Pilsen on the Near West Side.

About 6 p.m., all three were standing on a sidewalk near Peter Cooper Dual Language Academy, 1624 W. 19th St., when someone opened fire at them, Chicago police said.

The man who was killed was shot in the head and neck and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. A 22-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were both struck in their right shoulder and taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were listed in good condition.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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