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54-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed By Stray Bullet While Riding Bike In Rogers Park Overnight

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A 54-year-old man was shot and killed by a stray bullet while riding his bike in Rogers Park.

Police said the man was shot in the head just before 3 a.m. Tuesday in the 7600 block of North Marshfield Avenue, in the North of Howard section of the neighborhood.

Police said it all started when a car stopped and the people inside began talking to a group of men on the street. The group began shooting at the car, and a 27-year-old man in the back seat was wounded in the leg.

Meanwhile, the 54-year-old man was riding past on his bicycle was hit in the head by a stray bullet, police said.

The 27-year-old drove himself to AMITA St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and is expected to recover. The 54-year-old man was pronounced dead at the same hospital.

Earlier reports that indicated that the shooting happened four and a half miles to the south at Marshfield Avenue and Irving Park Road were not correct.

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