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Hit-and-Run driver kills 3, wounds another in South Shore

A hit and run driver killed three adult male pedestrians and wounded a fourth man after they drove through them on the city's south side this morning, authorities said.

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Hit-and-Run driver kills 3, wounds another in South Shore

Update: Video of the incident from a dashcam has been posted online. You can view the video below. Viewer Discretion is advised.

The video appears to show a group of men fighting in the street outside of Jeffrey Pub, which closes at 5:00 a.m. Sunday mornings. A silver sedan races through the scene at high speed, striking a total of four - killing three - and does not stop.

CHICAGO - A hit-and-run driver killed three adult male pedestrians and injured a fourth man after they drove through them on the city's south side this morning, authorities said.

Police are still investigating the incident which reportedly happened just after 5:00 a.m. on the 7000 block of S. Jeffery in the South Shore neighborhood on the city's south side.

The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle was driving southbound on the above block when it struck four adult male pedestrians. Three male victims were taken to University of Chicago Hospital where they were pronounced dead. Another male victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in an unknown condition.

At this time, the only description of the vehicle authorities have is, "it was a sedan." No one is in custody, the investigation is ongoing.

We'll continue to update as we know more.

Video from a dashcam has been posted online. You can view the video below. Viewer Discretion is advised.


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