3 killed, several wounded in Chicago shootings

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Three people were killed and several others injured in shootings across the city today.

According to police, a man in his 20s was shot around 6:45 p.m. in the Gresham neighborhood. Police responded to a call near 75th St and Carpenter on the south side and discovered the male dead with a gunshot wound to the head and body.

Also, around 7 p.m. police say two male were shot near 70th St and Normal Ave in Englewood.  They were taken to the hospital.

Earlier today, a 34-year-old black man was shot multiple times at 107th St and LaFayette Ave in the Roseland area around 2:15 this afternoon.  He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say two male suspects fired and fled the scene.

Shortly before that, around 1 p.m. a black male in his late 20s was shot at 122nd and Halsted in a drive by shooting, police say.  The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a second man was wounded in a shooting related to this drive by at 122nd and Carpenter.  That victim is stable and in the hospital.

Police believe the suspects are driving a gray Toyota or Hyundai.

Additionally, four  people were shot in the 300 block of East 47th just before 6 p.m. in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Two males and one female, ages unknown at this time, are reportedly in stable condition.

Check back for details.


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