Fight sparks fatal shooting at 47th Street and Cottage Grove in Bronzeville, police say – Chicago Tribune

A gunman opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one person after a fight Saturday afternoon along a busy stretch of Cottage Grove Avenue lined with businesses.

It happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood, according to police.

The person shot, only described as male, suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police said the gunman fled north from the scene and was not in custody.

The 4700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue is home to several businesses.

Detectives were investigating.

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