Chicago shooting during dispute leaves 2 dead and 3 injured

CHICAGO: A person opened fire Friday during a verbal altercation in downtown Chicago, killing two men and injuring three other people, police said.
The five were leaving a business around 1:45 a.m. when the person they had a dispute with opened fire with a handgun, police said in a statement.
Two men in their 20s were pronounced dead at a hospital, police said, and two other men were injured along with a fifth person. The injured were reported to be in good condition.
No one has been arrested, police said, and details about the suspected shooter have not been released. The shoot took place near a Chicago Fire Department station, according to media reports.
In a separate incident, a police officer was shot hours later. His condition was not immediately known, spokesman Tom Ahearn said.
The downtown shootings come amid a spate of deadly violence in Chicago in recent years, and follow other downtown shootings this year, including one that left two dead and seven injured outside a fast food restaurant and a Millennium shooting. Park where people died. a teenager.
However, according to police, the homicide rate in Chicago so far this year has fallen from the same period in 2021.

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