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CPD Looks At Connection After Three Area Shootings Leave Two Dead

The Chicago Police Department is looking into a possible connection between three are shootings in the last few days that have left two people dead and one in critical condition.

The first shooting occurred on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 11:30 in the evening. A 29-year-old man was shot several times while riding his bike on the 1000 block of W. Winona in Uptown. He was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic soon after. The death is the first homicide in the 48th Ward in 2020.

On Friday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. a 38-year-old man was shot in his head near Argyle and Sheridan in Edgewater. The victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic and is in critical condition.

On Sunday, Sept. 14 at 12:45 a.m. a 27-year-old male was shot multiple times as he entered into an Uber vehicle on the 1200 block of W. Leland in Uptown. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene with gunshot wounds to the chest, abdomen, and neck. The Uber driver escaped any injury.

According to 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman, he will continue to communicate about the shootings as they are investigated. If you have information about the incidents, please call Area North Detectives at 312-744-8263.

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