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1 dead among 3 shot in West Pullman, including 64-year-old bystander

The three victims include a 26-year-old who died on scene, a 27-year-old shot in the leg, and a 64-year-old in critical condition who was allegedly out mowing his lawn when he was struck in the chest.

Update: The 64-year-old victim has died from his injuries.

CHICAGO - Authorities said three people were shot this afternoon on the city's south side in a single shooting incident. One person was dead and a 64-year-old bystander is in critical condition.



The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. in the 11600 block of S. Lowe in the West Pullman neighborhood on the city's far south side.

Police said two male victims were near the street when they were approached by an unknown vehicle. Someone got out of the car with a pistol and fired shots at the two men.

The first victim was a 26-year-old male who was struck multiple times to the body and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The second victim is a 27-year-old male who was shot in the leg. He was taken to Christ Hospital where he was reportedly in good condition.

A third man, 64-years-old, was allegedly mowing his lawn near the shooting and he was struck by gunfire in his chest. The man was also transported to Christ Hospital, where he was reportedly in critical condition.

Police do not have anyone in custody. Area Detectives are investigating but they did clarify that the 64-year-old man was not an intended target.

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