Man and woman shot dead as they exit restaurant in River North – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – A man and woman were shot and wounded Friday night as they left a restaurant in River North.

At 9:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were walking out of the Kitchen + Kocktails restaurant at 444 N. Wabash Ave., near Illinois Street and a few blocks north of Trump. Tower, when someone got out of a white Audi, pulled out a gun and shot them both.

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The gunman got back into the car and drove off, police said. The man and woman returned to the restaurant to take cover.

The man was shot in the body several times and was in serious condition. The woman was hit in the thigh and was in good condition.

Both victims were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and no one was in custody on Friday evening.

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Blue markers showed casings from the shooting outside the restaurant, CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reported. Bullet holes were also seen in a car parked in front, passing directly through the driver’s side window.

The fire department said a 22-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition, and a 24-year-old woman was taken to the same hospital in fair condition.

A cell phone video showed the woman being taken out of the restaurant by paramedics.

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Both victims were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and no one was in custody on Friday evening.

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