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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