CPD: 5 people shot — 2 fatally — in South Shore


CHICAGO — Two people are dead and three more are in critical condition after a shooting in South Shore Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Police Department.

CPD said the shooting happened in the 2900 block of East 78th Street and appears to be a targeted home invasion, as-in, the shooting was not a random act of violence.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, two people were dead on arrival, one man and one woman. One man was taken in critical condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center. A fourth man was also taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in fair-to-critical condition.

CFD said a fifth victim, an adult male, was taken to the hospital from a nearby McDonalds.

If you or someone you know has information that can help detectives make a breakthrough in the investigation, CPD encourages you to call 911 and ask the operator to connect you to Area Two Detectives, or you can reach Area Two Detectives directly at (312) 747-8273.

CPD is offering a $15,000 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest in the investigation of this case.

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