Man Killed, Woman Wounded in Little Village Shooting

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday after they were shot in Little Village on the Southwest Side, according to police.

The pair were walking about 9:15 p.m. when two males in masks came up behind them in the 3200 block of West 24th Street, Chicago police said. As the man and woman turned around, the males opened fire, striking the man in the chest and leg and the woman in the hip and leg.

Both victims were taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where the man, 23, was pronounced dead, police said. The woman, 22, was stabilized.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the man’s death.

The shooters fled south on Sawyer Avenue, police said. No arrests have been reported.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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