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Teen killed, 3 others injured by masked gunman at McDonald’s

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One teen was fatally shot at a Rogers Park McDonald’s Wednesday around 3:30 in the afternoon. Police believe an argument started between two groups of teens in the parking lot. Three other teens were shot by a masked gunman, but are expected to survive.

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Surveillance video shows the moments before a 17-year old was killed outside a McDonald’s Restaurant on Chicago’s north side Thursday.

The video was taken at Papa Romeo’s Pizza Restaurant, next to McDonald’s.

It shows the victim Markeyo Carr walking with friends on north Clark Street– with the killer following behind them.

The suspect wore a mask.  Police are still looking for him.

Three other people in their teens were hurt

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Chicago police.

Teen killed, 3 others injured by masked gunman at McDonald’s in Rogers ParkThe family of a slain high school swimmer shot outside a Rogers Park McDonald’s is speaking out.  This as police are combing through surveillance video in hopes of capturing a glimpse of the gunman on tape.

Family members say Markeyo Carr was a good kid, who worked hard in school, got good grades and was the fastest swimmer on the high school team.   This life cut short is leaving a void at his high school. One of five kids in his family–it’s also leaving a hole in his home as well.

Dysheka Bibbs, Markeyo sister, says “He was the heart of our family. He kept our family going. Great spirit. Very humble.”

17-year-old Markeyo was a winner– a student with drive who wanted to join the marines someday. Markeyo made everybody smile.  That’s what his sisters tells WGN. They also maintain he wasn’t in a gang.

Dysheka Bibbs says “He was a great kid, average, loved sports, loved, swimming, a phenomenal kid.”

Students from Amundsen High School sent these messages of condolence to the Carr family this afternoon.  Some say–Markeyo, we’ll miss you– rest in peace. Sentiments echoed outside school Thursday.

Their classmate was shot outside of a Rogers Park McDonald’s Wednesday around 3:30 in the afternoon. Police believe an argument started between two groups of teens in the parking lot. Three other teens were shot by a masked gunman, but are expected to survive.

Markeyo Carr did not.

Alderman Joe Moore said “It is tragic that young people feel they have to resort to this kind of violence.”

No suspects are in custody. No description of the masked shooter either.

Police are hoping surveillance video will show the shooter. They also hope people in the neighborhood will come forward.

They’re asking for the public’s help.

One teenager is dead, and three others hurt after a masked gunman opened fire outside of a McDonald’s in Rogers Park.

Police have no suspects, no persons of interest and no description of the shooter that that they are releasing.

The three victims who were injured are expected to survive and WGN has learned a little more about the teen who lost his life.

Family members say 17-year-old Markeyo Carr was a junior at Amundsen High School, an A-and-B student and a member of the swim team.

Wednesday afternoon he lost his life in a shooting outside the McDonald’s on the corner of Clark and Pratt in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood.

One witness says he heard at least six gunshots.

Police say there was an argument between two groups of young people in the parking lot before a masked gunman ran up and opened fire.

One of those shots hit Carr in the head, he died on the scene.

A 15-year-old girl was shot several times, an 18-year-old was shot in the lower back and another 18-year-old was hit in the arm.

The shooting happened in Alderman Joe Moore’s ward, “It is tragic that young people feel that they have to resort to this sort of violence.”

Surveillance cameras on businesses in the area recorded it, but police tell Moore it’s difficult to identify the shooter because he was wearing a mask.

Sources tell WGN at least two of the victims have documented ties to street gangs.

Moore says police don’t believe it’s related to any ongoing gang conflicts in the area.

However, the alderman says the McDonald’s has had problems with unruly teens in the past who attend nearby Sullivan high school, but never has it resulted in a shooting.

The owner of the McDonald’s has agreed to close his dining area between 3pm and 5pm to keep the kids from hanging out inside until he is able to install more surveillence cameras and lighting in the area.

The body of a teenage shooting victim lay in the parking lot of a far north side McDonald’s for hours Wednesday as police went over the scene.

A girl, passing on her way home from school, says she quickly learned that boy was her 17-year-old brother.

“I don’t know I just came upon it, saw flashing lights, I’m just coming from my school… “

Surveillance cameras on at least two nearby businesses should provide a clear view of the crime.

Govinda Das thinks he captured shots of at least one suspect on his phone. That video is also in the hands of investigators tonight.

“When you have s beef with someone in high school you know, you deal that after school, you know. So some people are taking it to the heights of, you know, killing,” Das said.

Witnesses say they heard six or seven shots around 3:30pm.  Police say there was a verbal altercation between two groups of young people outside the McDonald’s just before the masked gunman ran up and opened fire.

A 15-year-old girl was hit multiple times.  She and an 18-year-old man were rushed to nearby St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.  Another 18-year-old man was also shot and got himself to another emergency room.

A source tells WGN at least two of the victims have documented ties to street gangs.

There are two schools within a few blocks of the scene. Sullivan High School was briefly locked-down.

One witness, Javier Navarro, said “It’s tough out here, you know. It’s gang-related stuff. Everybody wants to make a name for their selves nowadays, ya know, kids, just punk kids, man, ya know.”

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