1 dead, 1 injured after CTA Bus stop shooting




CHICAGO — Two people were shot — one fatally — as Chicagoans were getting off a bus at a CTA stop near the Chatham neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, a 38-year-old man was walking north in the 7900 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue around 3:30 p.m. when he got into an argument with an unknown offender. The offender then pulled out a handgun from his jacket and opened fire.

The offender fired several shots, hitting the 38-year-old man in the head and a 21-year-old female in the hand who was exiting a CTA bus when shots rang out.

Both victims were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where the man was later pronounced dead. The 21-year-old woman is currently listed as being in good condition.

Police have no one in custody at this time.

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