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7 People Shot After Gunman Opens Fire At a Chicago Playground: Report

At least seven people were shot early Sunday in Chicago after a gunman opened fire near a playground on the city’s west side, local authorities said.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the shooting happened around 1:20 a.m. in Douglas Park. Police said someone shot their weapon from inside a black Chevrolet Camaro on the street.

One person was killed during the incident, the news outlet reported. Three women, ages 19, 22 and 25, were transported to the hospital, where their conditions were stabilized, One man, 20, was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition, while another man, 21, was taken to the hospital but was in critical condition.

Two other men — 21 and 23 — took themselves to the hospital. Their conditions were not immediately clear.

Further information on that incident was not immediately clear.

Watch the report below from local station Fox News 32:

This is the third mass shooting in the United States in less than 48 hours.


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