2 dead after shots fired at vehicle leads to West Side crash

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CHICAGO — Two people were killed and two were injured after a shooting lead to a crash on the West Side, police said.

Just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, police said occupants inside a Chevy traveling westbound in the 4300 block of West Roosevelt Road fired shots at a Kia. Police said the Kia then crashed into an object and two people were found dead inside.

The medical examiner has identified the victims as 23-year-old Nautica Banks and 21-year-old Kiondria Richards.

A 25-year-old woman in the vehicle was transported to Loyola in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the buttocks and injuries sustained from the crash. A 25-year-old man was also taken to Loyola in good condition with injuries from the crash.

Police said the Chevy continued on West Roosevelt Road and crashed in the 5800 block of West Roosevelt, near the Cicero border. The four occupants then fled.

No suspects are in custody as area detectives continue to investigate.

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