Chicago shooting: 2 killed, 1 critically injured in Austin shooting, crash, police say


Chicago (WLS) — Two people were killed and one injured in a shooting and clash Friday night in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

Chicago police said the two were driving South Cicero around 11:17 p.m. when someone in a beige SUV began firing at the first car.

A man in his 20s was beaten multiple times and taken to a Mount Sinai hospital where he died, police said. Her 29-year-old woman, who was in the same car, was also shot and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

Police also said a 36-year-old man was caught in a shootout and shot in the back. He rammed several other cars not far from where the shooting began.

He was also taken to Mount Sinai where he died, police said.

Chicago police said no one was in custody as detectives continued to investigate.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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