Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured near Wabash Bridge

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Update July 20: The Cook County medical examiner’s office today identified the homicide victim as Gregory P. Crawford.

A man is dead and a woman injured after a shooting on the Wabash Bridge early Sunday, police said. No one is in custody.

For two hours before the shooting, police responded to a series of disturbances and complaints about large groups of people who were congregating and partying near Trump Tower and along Wacker Drive between Michigan Avenue and State Street.

At 2:35 a.m., two shooting victims waved down police near 45 East Wacker after being shot while riding in a black Honda Accord on the Wabash Bridge, according to a CPD statement and a witness. 

Police said a 35-year-old man died from a gunshot wound to his neck. The second victim, a 25-year-old woman, is in good condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with two gunshot wounds to her left arm, according to CPD. She was not cooperating with investigators, police said.

Police have video footage of the gunman, according to a source. Area Three detectives are investigating.

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