Four killed in Chicago overnight shootings

14:02, June 05, 2011      

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Four people were killed and at least 12 others were injured in overnight shootings in Chicago, local media reported Saturday.

The first death occurred shortly before 1 a.m. in the Gresham neighborhood when an attacker opened fire on three men with an assault rifle, killing one, police said.

At 2:13 a.m. in the Albany Park neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot while at a party with friends, police said.

A third fatality was reported about 2:34 a.m. when a 45-year-old man was found shot to death in front of his home on E. 89th Street.

At 4:15 a.m., three people were shot, one fatally, in front of a residence on the South Bishop Street when two male approached and opened fires before fleeing.

Currently, no one has been in custody for any of the shootings, and shooting incidents are still under investigation.

Source: Xinhua

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