2 men killed in Gresham after shots fired at SUV

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CHICAGO — A 25-year-old man was shot to death as he sat in an SUV in the Gresham neighborhood Sunday morning, and a second man was found dead inside the vehicle after it crashed, according to police.

The shooting happened about 6:10 a.m. in the 8800 block of South Bishop Street on the South Side, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a police department spokesman.

The victims were sitting in an SUV when someone fired at them. The SUV fled and crashed a few blocks away, in the 1600 block of West 89th Street.

Police found the 25-year-old, believed to be the driver, with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and pronounced dead.

The 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, though it wasn’t immediately clear whether his wounds were suffered from the shooting or the car crash.

by Peter Nickeas, Chicago Tribune reporter.

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