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Fight leads to fatal shooting

One man is dead and another hospitalized with gunshot wound after an argument broke out in front of a home at 1039 Darrow Ave. late last night.

Evanston police say that when officers arrived on the scene they found Craig Romon Smith Jr. dead of a gunshot wound to the head.

One man is dead and another hospitalized with gunshot wound after an argument broke out in front of a home at 1039 Darrow Ave. late last night.

Evanston police say that when officers arrived on the scene they found Craig Romon Smith Jr. dead of a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers also learned that another man had arrived at a hospital from the same scene suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police Commander Tom Guenther says that police learned from interviews with witnesses that five men began arguing in front of the home around 11:30 p.m. During the dispute, Guenther says, someone produced a gun and the two man were shot.

No charges have been filed yet, but police are continuing to investigate the incident along with the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force and the state’s attorney’s office.

The county medical examiner’s office says Smith was 21 years old and lived at 1131 Dewey Ave., about two blocks from where he was shot.

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