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Police: One Man Dead, Another Hospitalized After Downtown Chicago Shooting

One man is dead and another in critical condition after an apparent murder-suicide

Chicago police say one man died and another is in critical condition after an apparent murder-suicide attempt in a downtown high-rise building.

Officer Jose Estrada, a spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department, said police received a call around 9:50 a.m. local time about shots fired on the seventeenth floor of the building. The suspected shooter was pronounced dead on the scene from an apparently self-inflicted wound. Another man, aged 54, was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

Local media reports indicate that the shooting occurred at the Bank of America building in the West Loop area. Police are investigating the incident as a murder-suicide, according to Estrada.

According to the Associated Press, police say the suspected shooter was recently demoted and attacked his company’s CEO.

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