Barnett Adams fatally shot during Austin neighborhood argument

Barnett Adams fatally shot during a Thursday afternoon argument in the Austin neighborhood.

Adams, 33, was arguing with another man in the street in the 5600 block of West Chicago Adams when the other man pulled out a gun and shot him about 5:10 p.m., authorities said.

Adams, of the 600 block of North Waller Avenue, was shot in the shoulder and leg and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 6:03 p.m., authorities said.

The gunman fled after the shooting, police said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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