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Man Killed, Woman Seriously Wounded in Drive-By Shooting in West Town

A man was killed and a woman was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting early Thursday in Chicago's West Town neighborhood.

The two were in a car when a black Jeep pulled up and someone inside began firing around 1:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said. Their car then crashed in the 1600 block of West Congress Drive.

A man, 33, suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced. A woman, 34, was shot in the hip and left shoulder and was taken to Stroger in critical condition.

A third person in the car was taken to the area for questioning, police said. A weapon was recovered in the car.

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