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Man, Woman Fatally Shot In Back Of The Yards

May 18, 2018 - 9:17 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two people were killed Friday evening in a Back of the Yards shooting, according to Chicago Police.

The shooting happened at 5:29 p.m. when a boy or man between 16 and 19 years old walked up to the pair in the 5200 block of South May and opened fire, police said.

A 48-year-old woman and 51-year-old man were both struck in their torsos and died at University of Chicago Hospital, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the deaths.

Area Central detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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