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Shooting Near DuSable High School: 1 Dead, 1 Injured

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UPDATE 6/6 4:40 P.M.

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Cook County Medical Examiner's office has identified a man shot to death near a high school on Chicago's South Side as 20-year-old Lorenzo McKeithen.

Police said McKeithen was a passenger in a car driven by a 19-year-old man who was also wounded in the incident Friday afternoon.

Officers said the driver, whom they declined to identify, was listed in fair condition late Friday at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

Investigators said McKeithen and the driver had just dropped off a female student at DuSable Leadership Academy High School when another man approached the car and fired a number of shots through the passenger side window, striking McKeithen. They said the driver ran from the scene, but was shot by the gunman during a foot chase.


Information from: Chicago Tribune,

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CHICAGO (AP) -- One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting that happened near a high school on Chicago's South Side.

Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak says police received a report that shots had been fired near DuSable Leadership Academy on Friday afternoon.

But Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman Monique Bond says the shooting didn't happen on school property and it doesn't appear any students were involved.

Police say both victims were 19-year-old men.

Fire department spokesman Kevin MacGregor says one person was found dead inside a vehicle and another was transported in serious condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

Bond says the school remains on lockdown.

Authorities had no further details.