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Two cars involved in shooting incident Sunday near Hazel Crest

Occupants of two moving vehicles exchanged gunfire on Sunday evening near Homewood’s border with Hazel Crest.

According to a Homewood Police press release, around 9:30 p.m. on March 8, officers responded to the 2100 block of 175th Street after receiving a report of shots being fired.

Witnesses said a dark-colored vehicle and a light-colored vehicle were both traveling east on 175th Street, when near Butternut Road, the occupants began shooting at each other.

The vehicles continued eastbound on 175th Street into Homewood, fled the area, and have not been located.

Police said no bystanders were injured, but a vehicle and three houses sustained damage.

Homewood Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at (708) 206-3420.

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