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A 27-year-old man and a 55-year-old man were in an alley in the 100-block of N Wabash Avenue near the Chicago Theatre just before 5 p.m. when they were shot by an unknown offender, according to Chicago police.
The 27-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the right hand and was transported to Northwestern Hospital in good condition. The 55-year-old man was shot in the ear and was also transported to Northwestern Hospital in fair condition, police said.
No one is in custody and Area Three detectives are investigating.
Broadway in Chicago canceled Sunday’s performance of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” following the shooting.
“All refunds and exchanges will be handled through the patron’s original point of purchase and Broadway In Chicago will publish no later than tomorrow morning (Monday, May 2) on our website, via email and via social media how to obtain exchanges or refunds for the May 1 evening performance. No other Broadway In Chicago productions were affected. All Broadway In Chicago performances, including Moulin Rouge! The Musical, will perform as scheduled beginning Tuesday, May 3,” Broadway in Chicago said in a statement.
This is at least the third shooting in downtown Chicago this weekend. Two women were shot, one killed near the House of Blues in River North Saturday; and a man was found shot to death in a Streeterville hotel Sunday morning.
So far this weekend, 29 people have been shot, 7 fatally in Chicago shootings.
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