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Two people shot Sunday night at Walmart fuel station

Two people were shot Sunday night during an altercation at the Walmart fuel station, 17550 Halsted St., in Homewood.

Homewood police said officers responded to the scene shortly after 8 p.m. after receiving reports of a disturbance that included shots fired.

“Responding officers located two persons with gunshot injuries and learned that there had been a physical fight in the parking lot between several individuals,” police said in a statement issued shortly before 11 p.m.

Homewood Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene, and the injured persons were transported to the hospital with what police believe to be non-life threatening injuries.

“There are persons of interest in custody and there is no apparent on-going safety issue related to this incident,” police said.

The Homewood Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone who may have been in the area and have information is asked to contact the Homewood Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 708-206-3420.


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