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Man Killed, 6 People Wounded In Shooting Near Police Headquarters

By Kelly Bauer | August 9, 2017 8:04am | Updated on August 11, 2017 11:39am
 Two men and five women were shot near Chicago Police Department Headquarters in Bronzeville Tuesday night, police said. One of the men died.
Two men and five women were shot near Chicago Police Department Headquarters in Bronzeville Tuesday night, police said. One of the men died.
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CHICAGO — A man was killed and six people were wounded in a mass shooting near Chicago Police Department Headquarters Tuesday night, police said.

At 10:37 p.m., the victims — two men and five women — were standing on the sidewalk in the first block of East 37th Place when several people walked up to them and fired shots, police said.

The shooting occurred just blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters in the 3500 block of South Michigan Avenue.

The victims:

• A 28-year-old man was hit in his back. Alfred Mitchell Jr., of the 4400 block of South Shields Avenue, was pronounced dead at midnight, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

• A 21-year-old woman was hit in her left knee. She was taken to Stroger Hospital.

• A 28-year-old woman was hit in her left leg and was at Stroger Hospital.

• A 46-year-old woman was hit in her right leg and she was taken to Mercy Hospital.

• A 27-year-old woman was hit in her left leg and was taken to Mercy Hospital.

• A 45-year-old woman was hit in her right buttock and was taken to Stroger Hospital.

• A 30-year-old man was hit in his right leg, and he took himself to Northwestern Hospital.

Conditions for the women and the 30-year-old man were not available, but they were listed as "stable," police said.

No one was in custody in the shooting.