Police investigating after 2 are found shot in Near North Side apartment building

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Chicago police are investigating after a man and woman were found shot inside an apartment building on the Near North Side. CPD said the man’s injuries may have been self-inflicted.

Police responded to calls of shots fired on the 8th floor of the apartment building at 1000 North LaSalle shortly after 10 p.m. They found a 24-year-old woman in the hallway with gunshot wounds to her torso and buttocks, according to a CPD media statement. A 26-year-old man was also found shot inside the building.

“Preliminary investigation indicates that the male shot the female victim multiple times before sustaining what appears to be a self-inflicted [gunshot wound] to the head,” the police media statement said. Officers recovered a gun and shell casings at the scene.

The man and woman were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Near North Side shooting victims through October 27 annually, according to the City of Chicago Violence Reduction Dashboard:

2012: 18
2013: 21
2014: 19
2015: 11
2016: 15
2017: 18
2018: 20
2019: 28
2020: 38
2021: 54
2022: 52

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