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Man Shot During Altercation in Parking Lot of West Elsdon Jewel-Osco: Chicago Police

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Chicago police are investigating after a man was shot and another suffered an injury during a physical altercation in the parking lot of a grocery store.

According to authorities, the shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco location near the intersection of 53rd Street and Pulaski in West Elsdon.

Police say that a 54-year-old man was leaving the store at approximately 5:10 p.m. when he became involved in a physical altercation with a 32-year-old man in the parking lot.

The 54-year-old pulled out a gun and fired shots at the other man, striking him in the head, police said.

The man was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. The 54-year-old was transported to an area hospital in good condition after suffering a hand injury.

Initially it was reported by officials that the second man had been shot, but the hand injury was not from gunfire, according to another update.

Police say a weapon was recovered, and the 54-year-old had a vaild FOID card and concealed carry license.

An investigation remains underway.

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