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CHICAGO — A Portage man was killed and two others were wounded early Monday in a shooting on Chicago's Northwest Side.

Alejandro Aguado, 22, of Portage, a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, both of Chicago, were walking on The 606 Trail in the 1800 block of North Monticello Avenue about 12:10 a.m. when they were approached by three men, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office and Chicago police.

The men asked Aguado and his friends their gang affiliation, then displayed guns and fired shots, police said.

Aguado was shot in the chest and back and taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:25 a.m., Chicago police said.

The 20-year-old man was shot in the lower backside and was taken to John Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was in stable condition, police said.

The 19-year-old woman was shot in the stomach and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was was in critical condition, police said.

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The three shooters ran east and were not located, police said.

None of the victims appear to be known by police. Area North detectives were investigating.

Tips about the shooting can be submitted anonymously at cpdtip.com.

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Lake County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Sarah covers crime, federal courts and breaking news for The Times. She joined the paper in 2004 after graduating from Purdue University Calumet.