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Shootout in Uptown leaves 1 wounded, 1 dead

One man was killed, another wounded Tuesday in a shootout in Uptown on the North Side.

The pair began shooting at each other about 12:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of North Magnolia Avenue, according to Chicago police.

One man, 23, was shot in the back of his head and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, but died a day later, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Moses Joseph.

The other, 19, was struck in his hand and taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. He was listed in good condition.

Police said the motive of the shooting is unknown.

Chicago Sun-Times

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