ENGLEWOOD — A SWAT team was called to Englewood on Monday morning when a man was believed to have barricaded himself after shooting two men, one fatally, police said.
At 9:30 a.m., two men, 26 and 24, who were shot in the 6800 block of South Emerald Avenue, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police spokesman.
The younger man, who shot in the head, was taken to Christ Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as David Baldwin, of the 1100 block of West 67th Street.
The older man, who was shot in the right thigh and received a graze wound to the head, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition wasn't released, but he was listed as "stable," Estrada said.
Both men are documented gang members, police said.
Witnesses told the police that the shooter may have fled into a nearby building, police said. A SWAT unit was called to the scene, and a two-hour standoff ensued.
Authorities cleared the building at 12:39 p.m., but the suspected shooter was not inside, according to Officer Kevin Quaid, a Chicago Police spokesman.
No one is in custody, police said.
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