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Two people shot leaving a church, 1 dead

The currently unknown offender allegedly pulled up in a dark colored Chrysler 300, exited the car, and began firing shots with what was believed to be a rifle.

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Two people shot leaving a church, 1 dead

Update: Chicago Police issued a community alert for two suspects:


CHICAGO - Police are reporting that two people were shot this afternoon while leaving a church in the Roseland community.

One of the victims was killed.



The incident happened around 3:00 p.m. in the 400 block of W. 111th Street in the Roseland neighborhood on the city's far south side.

Police said that two people were shot while leaving a church.

A currently unknown offender pulled up in a dark colored Chrysler 300, exited the car, and began firing shots with what was believed to be a rifle.

The first victim was a 24-year-old male believed to be the intended target. Victim #1 was struck in the head and the chest and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim is reportedly a 40-year-old male who attempted to engage the suspect after he shot the 24-year-old. As a result, the 40-year-old was struck by gunfire in the left leg.

The second victim was taken to Christ hospital in good condition.

Authorities are said to be looking for a thin black male who was wearing all black at the time of the shooting.

No offenders in custody area one detectives are investigating


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