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Man dies after West Side shooting in which Chicago cop fired at suspected gunmanon December 20, 2020 at 11:40 pm

A man who was wounded in a shooting Friday in Austin on the West Side has died from his injuries.

The 27-year-old was pronounced dead at noon Saturday at Stroger Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A Chicago police officer intervened in the shooting and fired at the suspected gunman, but it was unclear if the suspect was shot, police said.

About 11:45 a.m. Friday, the 27-year-old was driving in the 1500 block of North Laramie Avenue when someone fired shots at his car, striking him in the head, police said.

Community Safety Team officers saw the shooting unfold and one of the officers fired three shots at the male suspect, who ran west on Le Moyne Street and was not in custody, police said. It was not clear if he had been shot.

The shooting was initially reported as an exchange of gunfire between police and the victim, but CPD later clarified that another shooter was involved.

Contributing: David Struett, Sam Charles

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For 2020 music playlist, Obama picks songs by Megan thee Stallion, Bob Dylan, Bad Bunnyon December 20, 2020 at 10:18 pm

If one thing is constant in 2020, it’s Barack Obama’s love for music … and playlists.

The former president on Saturday released his list of favorite music for the year, and this time it looks like he got a little help from his youngest daughter.

“I had some valuable consultation from our family music guru, Sasha, to put this together. I hope you find a new song or two to listen to,” Obama wrote alongside his list.

Ludo Pimienta’s “Nada,” featuring Li Saumet, is included in Barack Obama’s 2020 playlist.
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Some favorites from his 2020 summertime playlist made the cut, like Megan thee Stallion and Beyonce’s “Savage Remix” and J. Cole’s “The Climb Back.”

Obama’s musical taste spans across genres and his end-of-year playlist includes music from country artist Chris Stapleton, veteran folk rocker Bob Dylan, British artist J Hus and Latin pop star Bad Bunny. Mac Miller’s “Blue World” off his 2020 posthumous album was also one of Obama’s 2020 favorites.

Megan thee Stallion performs in November at the American Music Awards. The remix of her song “Savage,” featuring Beyonce, was one of Barack Obama’s favorite songs of 2020.
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Since leaving office in 2017, Obama has shared lists of his end-of-year favorites (and some summertime ones, too) from music to books and TV shows.

On Friday, Obama unveiled his favorite TV shows and movies, which included the new Netflix movie “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and the Chicago documentary series “City So Real.”

“Like everyone else, we were stuck inside a lot this year, and with streaming further blurring the lines between theatrical movies and television features, I’ve expanded the list to include visual storytelling that I’ve enjoyed this year, regardless of format,” he wrote on Instagram.

Among his other favorite viewing options were Steve McQueen’s “Lovers Rock,” David Fincher’s “Mank,” the Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Good Place.”

On Thursday, Obama kicked off his year-end roundup with his 17 favorite books of 2020, noting he was “deliberately omitting what I think is a pretty good book — ‘A Promised Land’ — by a certain 44th president,” Obama tweeted Thursday, referencing his own presidential memoir that debuted a month ago.

“I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did.”

Among the buzz-worthy titles of 2020, he gave a shout out to Isabel Wilkerson’s “Caste,” Raven Leilani’s “Luster” and Brit Bennett’s “The Vanishing Half.”

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