Man Shot, Killed by Chicago Police in South Shore

(Tribune) A man has died after police shot him Saturday evening in the South Shore neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Paramedics responded to the 7100 block of South Chappel Avenue shortly after 5:30 p.m. and took the victim, an adult male, to Jackson Park Hospital, where he will be pronounced dead, said Larry Merritt, a fire department spokesman.

No police officers were injured, said head police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, who used 2098 E. 71st St. as the address of the shooting.

In other Saturday shootings:

Two people were wounded about 6:20 p.m. in the 6800 block of South East End Avenue, also in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.

One male was shot in the back and the other in the groin area, police said.

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