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James McChristian, 26, Shot Dead In Auburn Gresham; 3 Others Wounded

By Kelly Bauer | September 2, 2017 10:12am

CHICAGO — One person was killed and three others were wounded in an Auburn Gresham shooting early Saturday, police said.

At 1:20 a.m., the victims were sitting on a front porch in the 8300 block of South Hermitage Avenue when three people got out of a white car, walked up to the victims and fired shots, police said.

A 26-year-old man was hit in his chest and stomach and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

James McChristian, of the same block where he was shot, was pronounced dead at 2:03 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Exmainer's Office. An autopsy showed he died from a gunshot wound in his torso in a homicide.

A 25-year-old woman was hit in her stomach and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where her condition was not available but she was listed as "stable," police said.

A 23-year-old woman was hit in her leg and was in good condition and a 23-year-old man was hit in his shoulder and was in good condition. They were also at Advocate Christ Medical Center.

A police source said the shooting was gang-related.

No one was in custody.